North Carolina has mountains and beaches that are fun to explore and visit, but did you know it's also home to many popular show and movie filming locations? You might be familiar with a show that starred a young Chad Michael Murry (Lucas Scott) and Sophia Bush (Brooke Davis) on the hit show One Tree Hill. The One Tree Hill filming locations are right here in Wilmington, North Carolina and you can visit these spots for free.
Address: 5 N Water St., Wilmington, NC
Why You Need To Go: This spot was used as the backdrop and the iconic spot for some of the basketball scenes throughout the series. Not to mention, it's actually a beautiful park to explore.
Address: Wilmington Downtown Riverwalk, Wilmington, NC
Why You Need To Go: This is where our beloved Nathan gave Haley that Cracker Jack bracelet and melted all our hearts. You can see this bench and take a few photos by it and sit exactly where your favorite characters did. "Don't say I never gave anything."
Address: 5 S Water St., Wilmington, NC
Why You Need To Go: Even though this is actually a patio at Michael’s On The Waterfront (opening March 7), it was used as a produce market in many scenes. You can actually eat here and act like you're in the show.
Black Cat Shoppe
Address: 8 Market St., Wilmington, NC
Why You Need To Go: Tyler Hilton, otherwise known as Chris Keller, worked at this CD shop, but it's actually a cute nick-nack shop where you can get OTH goodies.
Address: 100 S Front St., Wilmington, NC
Why You Need To Go: Does Carl's Crab Shack ring a bell? Brooke got her PR job at this spot, but in real life, this spot is a cafe that's been here for over 15 years.
The Stadium Batting Cages
Address: 5570 Oleander Dr., Wilmington, NC
Why You Need To Go: In season 8, you can see these batting cages and they're still standing ten years later and fully functioning.
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Address: 1000 Loggerhead Rd., Kure Beach, NC
Why You Need To Go: The most iconic scene - Haley and Nathan's wedding. Right by the rocks by the pier, you can go right where they were standing and have a nice little beach day.
Wilmington Convention Center
Address: 10 Convention Center Dr., Wilmington, NC
Why You Need To Go: You might recognize this spot from another wedding event. Brooke & Julian’s wedding reception was at this location in season eight.
United Methodist Church
Address: 401 Grace St., Wilmington, NC
Why You Need To Go: Before their reception at the convention center, Brooke and Julian's wedding took place here.