Check out some of our favorite places in Wilson below. It's a great place to eat, drink, play, explore, & stay! Click the button to plan your Wilson, North Carolina adventures on our city's tourism website.
When you come to visit Casita, it'll be impossible to miss our across the street neighbors, the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park! This whimsical landmark looks different every day of the year. Take a leisurly stroll through the park to admire these hand-made kinetic metal sculptures up close, then drink in a luscious sunset view of the park from our beer garden. Learn more about these structures at the Whirligig Park Museum located in the Whirligig Station building at the end of our block.
Web Address: https://www.wilsonwhirligigpark.org/
Physical Address: 301 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893
This is the other half of our love sandwich on the Whirligig Park. Located a short walk from the brewery, this delightful bakery is a must-see stop when you visit Casita. Cupcakes, cookies, brownies, & so many more sweet treats galore! They even have a gourmet waffle brunch every Saturday from 8am-3pm! Treat Yo' Self Bakery is open Tuesday-Saturday 8am-3pm.
Web Address: https://www.treatyoselfbakery.com/
Physical Address: 419 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893
The Destihl jewel on Wilson's main street (Nash St), Wilson Arts offers free rotating exhibits, an eclectic gift shop featuring local Carolina artisans/makers, classes, & fun live event programming, such as music & theater performances. They've got lots of fun activities happening weekly. Be sure to also check out the events at their sister location, the Edna Boykin Cultural Center, just down the street.
Web Address: https://www.wilsonarts.com/
Physical Address: 204 Nash St S, Wilson, NC 27893
Looking for the perfect memento or gift to take home with you? You MUST check out Wilson's eclectic gift shop! Featuring local & North Carolina makers, crafters, & creatives, The Selkie is your one stop shop to find the perfect one-of-a-kind keepsake to remember your time in Wilson!
Web Address: https://www.theselkienc.com/
Physical Address: 214 Goldsboro Street S, Wilson, NC 27893
Our very own science & history museum which creates opportunities for folks of all ages to learn how the world around us works through interactive exhibits. Check their website to see upcoming activities for the kids to participate in before or after you enjoy your Casita pints!
Web Address: https://scienceandhistory.org/
Physical Address: 224 Nash St SE, Wilson, NC 27893
Explore the seemingly endless shelves in a 10,000+ sq/ft warehouse filled with countless treasures for your home, gifts, or just because! Whenever we're in need of some cool vintage pieces, artwork, furniture, clothing, or things we didn't even know we needed, we always head to Rummage Warehouse first. They've even got a year-round Christmas village with more decorations than you could ever dream of too! Relax with a Casita beer after your shopping adventure & show off all your finds! Our brewery is only 2 blocks away. Their hours are: Thursday-Saturday 10am-5pm
Web Address: https://therummagewarehouse.com
Physical Address: 315 Barnes 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, & an assortment of food products made right 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 those hours vary seasonally, so be sure to check out their website for more info & fun special events.
Web Address: https://deansfarmmarket.com/
Physical Address: 7732 4231, NC-42, Wilson, NC 27893
Cap off your Wilson adventures with a Wilson Tobs baseball game at Historic Fleming Stadium! The Tobs are part of the Coastal Plain League, a collegiate summer league, featuring top-notch college baseball players from all across the country. Their season runs from June through early-August. Not here during baseball season? Then check out the North Carolina Baseball Museum also located at the stadium. From baseball legends Ted Williams, Mickey Mantle, & Justin Verlander, to Elvis Presley, Kevin Costner, & former New York City Mayor, Fiorello H. La Guardia, our local ballpark has been visited by some incredible folks! The NC Baseball Museum is open Thursday-Saturday from 10am-4pm.
Web Address: https://wilsontobs.com/
Physical Address: 300 Stadium St SW, Wilson, NC 27893
One of the questions we get asked most is who has the best local BBQ! Let your palate be the judge at couple of Wilson's best spots. We enjoy both Marty's & Parker's BBQ for their distinctly Eastern NC-style of chopped BBQ plates, sandwiches, & sides! Their fried chicken is also a favorite! Grab some takeout & pair with a Casita pint here in our taproom! We always welcome outside food into our space.
Web Address: https://www.martysbbq.com/
Physical Address: 2643 Ward Blvd, Wilson, NC 27893
Web Address: https://www.parkersbbq.com/
Physical Address: 2514 US-301, 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 & a peaceful fishing spot. Bring your kayak or canoe & explore it from the water!
Physical Address: 4621 Lake Wilson Road, Elm City , NC 27822
This accessibly walkable space showcases highly curated collections of plants. It is free, educational, & kid-friendly. It's a great place to have a relaxing blanket lunch & while breathing in some fresh air.
Web Address: https://www.wilsonbotanicalgarden.org/
Physical Address: 1806 Goldsboro St S, Wilson, NC 27893
Grab a full pizza or slice(s) to-go from our next door neighbors at The Hub & pair it with some of our delicious Casita beverages! You're always welcome to bring takeout food into our taproom. You could even let the kids go play all their fun arcade games while you relax here at our brewery too!
Web Address: https://thehubwilson.com/
Physical Address: 211 South St S, Wilson, NC 27893
Historic Downtown Wilson is located only minutes from many of Eastern North Carolina's most-traveled interstates & highways.
Venturing north/south through NC on I-95? Always remember that it's more fun at Exit 121! Stop in, stretch those legs, & explore our fun little city for a much-needed travel break.
The Casita taproom is located a mere .3mile/5min walk from our local Wilson, NC (WLN) Amtrak train station! Whether you have a layover for train/bus transfers, or you traveled specifically to Wilson, we're only a couple minutes away, even if you have some luggage in tow. Day-tripping from the Raleigh, Durham, or Greensboro areas? Consider taking Amtrak for an affordable, quick, & relaxing way to get here!
Did you know our city of Wilson has its own on-demand micro-transit system which operates similar to popular rideshare apps?! Download the Via app & take a Wilson RIDE almost anywhere in town for only $2.50! Wilson RIDE operates Mon-Fri 5:30am-7pm, Sat 7am-6pm.
Use the code TOCASITA for a free Wilson RIDE!