North Carolina Has a Real-Life Hallmark Christmas Town
The holidays are almost here, and that means it’s Hallmark movie time. Admit it. You get stuck on those romantic holiday flicks when nobody is watching. Or, maybe you proudly watch them with your friends or family. What’s more, I totally own my love for these cheesy movies. Regardless, Hallmark movie season is here. Well, you can actually visit this Hallmark Christmas town in North Carolina and make that dream come true.
Parade.com has a list out of the Hallmark holiday movie towns that you can visit in real lift this season. “‘Tis the season: We’re buttoning our coats, making Thanksgiving plans, and swapping Chardonnay for hot toddies or our favorite reds,” Parade.com writes. “It’s time to indulge in one of Hallmark’s ‘Countdown to Christmas’ holiday romances—inevitably set in a charming town full of friendly locals.”
Before we get to our area, what’s the No. 1 best Hallmark Christmas spot in America? According to a different study by Reservations.com, it’s Jackson, Wyoming. “It’s everything Hallmark and Christmas could dream,” Reservations.com says. “Just imagine walkable historic streets, western facades with twinkling lights and some of the friendliest smiling locals in all of America.”
Now, let’s get to our state. According to Parade.com’s story on Christmas towns you can visit in real life, it’s Wilmington, North Carolina. Moreover, t’s a real-life Hallmark Christmas town in North Carolina that you can visit. “Tucked into the Forest Hills neighborhood of seaside Wilmington, N.C., is a house that served as the main stage for Christmas in Conway (2013),” they write. “A bittersweet romance, the film showcases a touching labor of love: a husband’s backyard Ferris Wheel construction project for his sick wife.” They add that the filming happened near Cafe Fear Country Club. “The stately grounds are an elegant holiday antidote to the chilly Atlantic boardwalk,” they continue. Sounds charming. Find the full list of Hallmark Christmas towns you can visit in real life here.