Discovery Map

Carolina Marketing Company, Inc. is the proud creator and distributor of Discovery Map of Wilmington, NC & Discovery Map of Brunswick County, NC.

Discovery Map International, based in Waitsfield, Vermont, has been America’s favorite tourist map brand for more than 30 years. The maps are available in more than 100 popular destinations in the United States as well as Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, and Central America, and are popular for their full-color, hand-drawn layouts, and well-organized service menus. The company’s local franchise operators distribute more than 25 million travel maps a year in popular tourist destinations.

The Wilmington franchise distributes 200,000 copies among more than 300 locations in the Wilmington area, and the Brunswick County franchise distributes 150,000 copies among more than 250 locations in Brunswick County. 

Circulation: 200,000 copies printed
Frequency: Annually

Targeted Bulk Distribution – Wilmington Area
Downtown Wilmington: Most downtown businesses including Pilot House Elijah’s, Stemmerman’s Inn, Wilmington Water Tours, Children’s Museum, USO, Finkelsteins, Italian Gourmet, Clarendon House, Blue Heaven, Chandler’s Wharf, Burgwin Wright House, Wilmington Visitor Center/CVB, Wilmington Convention Center, Wilmington Public Library, Thalian Hall, Bellamy Mansion, Cape Fear Museum, Wilmington Trolley, The UPS Store, Cotton Exchange, City Market, Hilton Wilmington Riverside, Greater Wilmington Chamber of Commerce, Wilmington International Jetport (just outside of downtown), Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

Wrightsville Beach area: Kohl’s Ice Cream, Intracoastal Realty, Summer Sands, Blockade Runner, Surf Suites, Oceanic, Robert’s Market, Silver Gull Motel, Johnny Mercer Pier, Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort, Shell Island Resort, Bryant Real Estate, Wrightsville Beach Visitor Center, Wrightsville Beach Parking, Wild Wing Café, Library in Landfall, The UPS Store at the Forum, Hampton Inn Landfall, Mayfaire Hilton, Home Suites, Lovey’s, KOA Ogden, Jones Fish Camp, Entropy Boat Rentals, The Fuzzy Peach at Porters Neck, Harris Teeter at Mayfaire, Harris Teeter at Lumina Station, Food Lion at Landfall, outdoor rack at Johnnie Mercer’s Pier, outdoor rack at Wings

Midtown Wilmington: Holiday Inn, Days Inn, Wingate, Marriott, Courtyard, Holiday Inn Express, Staybridge Suites, Extended Stay America, Plaza Mariachi, College Deli, Baymont, Smoothie King, UNCW – Student Union, UNCW – Registration, PT’s Grille, New Hanover County Government Center, Fuzzy Peach on Racine, Nikki’s on Racine, Blue Moon Gallery, Ukulele Academy, Autumn Hall, Marriott on Eastwood Road, Extended Stay on Eastwood Road, Hampton Inn on Eastwood Road, Surfs Bar & Grill, Fairfield Inn

Pleasure Island/Monkey Junction area: Kate’s Breakfast, Marriott, Food Lion at Carolina Beach, Harris Teeter at Monkey Junction, Southport-Fort Fisher indoor rack at Kure Beach Pier.

Targeted Bulk Distribution – Brunswick County Area
Supply: Kangaroo, Galloway Sands Pharmacy, Anglers Marine, Little Country Store, Brunswick Community Hospital, Brunswick Animal Hospital, Lockwood Folly Marketplace, 101 Stone Chimney Place

Shallotte: Holiday Inn Express, Ferguson-Bath, Kitchen & Lighting, Microtel, Companion Animal Hospital, Kimball Furniture, BedLand, Nationwide, Century 21 Hometown, Farm Bureau, All-State, Tideline Fabrics, Las Palmeras, Just Lovely, Collector’s Corner, Tripp’s Jewel Shop, Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce, Comfort Inn, Rourke Library, Wags & Whiskers, Naber Dodge, Ashley Furniture, Food Lion, Lowes Foods, CoastRoad Hearth & Patio, Coastal Insurance, Carolina Flooring, U.S. Cellular, Douglas Diamond Jewelers, Fantasy Nails, San Felipe, China Buffet, Osaka, Shallotte Insurance, Mama Brava’s, Badcock Furniture, HWY 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, Jumpin Java, Walgreens

Calabash: Sunset Gallery, Lifestyle Properties, Re/Max, Century 21- Carolina Shores, Derbsters Restaurant, Sheltered Treasures, Heavenly Wings & Things, Bloomingdeals, Grapevine Restuarant, Beck’s Restaurant, Ella’s Restaurant, Tony’s Pizza, Billy Bass Restaurant, Dockside Restaurant, Capt. Nance, Capt. John’s, George’s Pancake Restaurant, Calabash Deli & Bakery, Totally Chic Salon, Seaside Animal Care, Elite Repeats, Calabash Creamery, Granny Allyn’s, Calabash Florist, Reflections, Nesbitt’s Restaurant, Calabash Smoke Shop, Back Porch Ice Cream, Gold & Silver Connection, Haley’s Restaurant, Bella’s Restaurant, Calabash Garden Tea Room, Aziza’s Restaurant, New China Restaurant, Food Lion, Nails & Spa, Grand Strand Coffee, Lowes Foods at Little River

Sunset Beach: La Cucina Italian Grill, Sunset Gourmet Cafe, Las Palmeras Restaurant, Fibber McGees, Silver Coast Properties, Shop Girl, The Bridge Grill, Island Breeze, How Sweet It Is Ice Cream, Coldwell Banker Sloane Realty- Mainland, Sunset Beachwear, The Island Market, Continental Condos, Sunset Properties, Century 21 Sunset- Mainland, The Sunset Inn, Twin Lakes Restaurant, Crabby Oddwater Restaurant, Century 21 Sunset- Island, Coldwell Banker Sloane Realty- Island, Suzanne’s Country Grill, Walgreens

Leland: Harris Teeter, Magnolia Greens C-Store, Honeybees Frozen Yogurt, Fuzzy Peach, Lowes Foods, Port City Java at Waterford, Port City Java at Brunswick Forest, Cross Creek Commons, HWY 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, Mexico Viejo, Buy & Go, PT’s Grille, Holiday Inn Express at Magnolia Greens, Best Western Westgate Inn & Suites, Walgreens at Magnolia Greens, Walgreens Village Road