Encompassing approximately 230 blocks, Wilmington
's National Register Historic District is among the state's largest. Year-round tours are available via horse-drawn trolley or carriage, riverboat, motorized trolley car, or walking tours. Unique shops, restaurants, cozy coffee shops, bed and breakfasts, hotels, attractions, theatre and live information are all to be found within the district. Seasonal theme tours of historic home, gardens, churches, and cemetaries begin at Water and Market streets along the Cape Fear River
. Individual guided tour fees vary.