When you come to visit Casita, you must visit our across the street neighbors at the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park. See this cultural landmark that looks different every day of the year, and drink in a luscious sunset view of the park from our beer garden. If you want to learn more about these structures, you can visit the Whirligig Park Museum located in the Whirligig Station building at the end of the block.
Web Address: https://www.wilsonwhirligigpark.org/
Physical Address: 301 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893
This is one of the most peaceful and picturesque places in Wilson. Take a 2-mile lap around the lake. It's a great place for taking nature photos and a peaceful fishing spot. Bring your kayak or canoe and make a day of it!
Physical Address: 4621 Lake Wilson Road, Elm City , NC 27822
This is an easily walkable space that showcases highly curated collections of plants. It is educational and child-friendly. It's a great place to have a picnic and spend some time breathing in the fresh air.
Web Address: https://www.wilsonbotanicalgarden.org/
Physical Address: 1806 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893
Do you want to taste a wide range of local products all in one place? They feature homegrown, seasonal produce and an assortment of food froducts produced on site. They also have seasonal decor in their adorable gift shop. In the back of the property is a farm park where the kids can play, but this too is seasonal so contact them for information about when this is open.
Web Address: https://deansfarmmarket.com/
Physical Address: 7732 4231, NC-42, Wilson, NC 27893
This is the other half of our love sandwich on the Whirligig Park. Located walking distance from the brewery, this delightful bakery is a must-see stop when you visit Casita. Cupcakes, and cookies and brownies galore. They even have a vegan-gluten free option. However, note that they are not open on Sundays or Mondays, and they close at 3:00pm.
Web Address: https://www.treatyoselfbakery.com/
Physical Address: 419 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893
The Destihl jewel on Wilson's main street (Nash Street), Wilson Arts offers rotating exhibits, classes and super fun event programming. Check out the events happening at their sister location on Nash Street, the Edna Boykin Center.
Web Address: https://www.wilsonarts.com/
Physical Address: 204 Nash St S, Wilson, NC 27893
Check out our tourism website! Wilson is a great place to eat, drink, play, explore, and stay!