If you are planning a trip to Wilmington and would
like some tips on where to stay and dine, check out
North Carolina's Cape Fear
The Bridge: Featured in the show's opening
credits is actually called "6th Street Bridge". It is located just past Red
Cross Street on North 6th & Hanover Street.
Karen & Lucas's House: 1829 Wrightsville Avenue.
Brooke's House: 2314 Tattersalls Dr. [view
Dan & Deb's House: Will be on the left of Country Club Road, it's a private residence.
The Beachhouse: On Pleasure Island ... located at Carolina Beach, on the main road.
It is also a private residence.
Dan Scott Motors:
Is on Market Street. [view
Keith Scott's Body Shop: Is really called Performance Imports. Located at 19 Covil Avenue, just off Market Street and behind the car dealership.
Karen's Cafe: In the "Pilot" episode Karen's
Cafe was actually Port City Java-Downtown @ 300 N. Front Street. It was later
moved to the corner of Front & Grace Streets. You will
know it's Karen's Cafe, since you can not actually enter the shop and there is
also a fake door with a note from The WB. [view
The Rivercourt: Right across the river from the downtown Riverfront area, right
beside the USS North Carolina Battleship. [view
TRIC (Karen's Nightclub): Located on the corner of Front St. & Marsteller St.
Tree Hill High: Exterior of the school is Cape Fear Community College, located
on the corner of Red Cross & 2nd Streets. [view
Whitey Durham Field House: Exterior of the gym is Schwartz Center (CFCC Campus),
located on Front St. & Hanover St. Basketball games are filmed at Laney High
School on Sundays, located on 2700 North College Road. Away games are filmed at
Topsail High in Topsail Beach.
The Riverwalk: Is really named "The Riverfront" Cape Fear River, located along
Water Street which is in front of the Federal Courthouse. [view photo
Lingerie Store: Is an actual store (Beanie + Cecil), at 18 Market St. between
Water & Front St.
In episode #102 "Are You True?" where everyone attends the Tree Hill Annual
"Burning Boat Festival", was actually held on the Riverfront Downtown.
In episode #107 "The Search For Something More" when Brooke and Peyton crash a
college party, the scene where Peyton is drugged on the steps are actually the
steps of the Federal Courthouse. [view
Also in episode #107 when Nathan & Haley have their first date, tables where
set up on The Riverfront for their restaurant/dinner scene.
In episode #112 "Hanging By A Moment"
Keith and Lucas' accident was filmed on
the corner of Princess & 3rd Streets, downtown. Some of the hospital scenes were
filmed in New Hanover Regional Medical Center on 17th Street. However, Lucas'
hospital room was at the studio. [view
When Brooke & Lucas have their first date playing pool, in episode #108 "With
Arms Outstretched" they are actually at Bluepost Billiards. Which is located at
15 South Water Street.
In episode #114 "Suddenly Everything Has Changed" when Brooke tells Peyton &
Haley that Lucas broke up with her, they are in the mall shopping. That same
mall is actually called Westfield Shoppingtown-Independence, located on the
corner of Independence Blvd & Oleander Drive. Also, in the same mall is the
carousel where Lucas and Nikki go in episode #115 "The First Cut Is The
The cheerleading competition in episode #116 "Spirit In The Night", was filmed
at UNCW's Trask Collesium.
In the opening scenes of Season 2 (#201
"The Desperate Kingdom of Love") everyone is at "Dan's Funeral". This scene was
shot at Graystone Inn located on 100 S. 3rd Street.
During "Dare Night" (#205 "I Will Dare")
Felix has everyone doing crazy stunts around town. The arcade (where Anna and
Lucas have pizza) and miniature golf course scenes were shot at
Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park at 5320 Oleander Drive.
In episode #206 "We Might As Well Be
Strangers", Peyton meets Chris Keller as she post a flyer for Tric in a local CD
store. The store is called CD Alley, located at 8 Market Street.
When Nathan visits Taylor at "The Swinging Donkey Bar" in episode #218 "The
Lonesome Road", it's actually a restaurant/bar called "Hell's Kitchen" at 118