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Riverwalk

From Nutt St to Nunn Street, Along the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC 28401
+1 910-338-3134
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A relaxing Stroll

We walked along the water's edge for awhile. Bought lemonade at a stand then eventually bought a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Liza N
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Great atmosphere, nice shops to explore

Earlier in our vacation we went for a walk after exploring the Cotton Exchange and had to come back... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
lawilson19
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Canton, Ohio
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From Nutt St to Nunn Street, Along the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC 28401
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"under construction"
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"nice walk"
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"restaurants and shops"
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"across the river"
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"coast guard"
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"great place to walk"
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"convention center"
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"the pilot house"
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"farmers market"
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"downtown area"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We walked along the water's edge for awhile. Bought lemonade at a stand then eventually bought a ticket for a river boat tour. There are a couple of restaurants along the riverwalk. Bring a hat in the summer because it gets really hot! It's a...More

Thank Liza N
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Earlier in our vacation we went for a walk after exploring the Cotton Exchange and had to come back again when we had more time. We enjoyed going in the shops along the Cape Fear river and taking in the beautiful sights of the water....More

Thank lawilson19
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The riverwalk is a safe alternative to walking/running on the streets of Wilmington. The view of the Cape Fear river and the shops along the way makes the exercise time feel like it flew by. It is a great place to have a leisure walk...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this beach and it was beautiful. The sun was setting and the sky had a hue that made it so incredibly beautiful! Must see beach. The crowds were low, they have a boardwalk (not very long) but nice enough to stroll. There is also...More

Thank Darla P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its maybe a mile long with several restaurants and shops. It wasn't very crowded and a pleasant way to burn off some calories after dinner with some good picture opportunities. It was more oriented to families and couples and there did not appear to be...More

Thank rdhastings
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Embassy recently and walked the Riverwalk a couple of times. There was some construction going on behind one of the properties - it was a little confusing to find the detour at night. Once the construction is over it will be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The riverwalk is a charming boardwalk of history, shops, tour cruises and restaurants. There are often outdoor vendors, musicians and dogs enjoying the river view. We were treated to a bald eagle sighting during our walk and many other numerous birds. The history plaques are...More

Thank lkmartin1207
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy a lovely walk, stoll, or run down this business lined walkway. Watch the water, take in a boat ride, or just stop in a nearby resturant for a delicious meal. Southern hospitality!

Thank Saburns12
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a great place to just sit and people watch, eat an ice cream cone, enjoy the breeze coming off the Cape Fear River. There is a lot of rich history along the riverwalk and you can enjoy the USCG as well. Take a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to walk along after a dinner downtown. It is also pet friendly. All kinds of boats tied up along the docks.

Thank Julie W
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lazyones
28 April 2018|
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Response from SquareCaller | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking available along the RiverWalk, as well as within a satisfactory walking distance from the walk.
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Christina W
20 January 2018|
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Response from Kendra S | Reviewed this property |
The Pilot House and The George are both good choices depending on what type of food you are looking for too. Elijah's is another great choice for dinner on the river. If you are looking for dinner on the ocean at... More
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Dennis P
6 August 2017|
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Response from Hud B | Reviewed this property |
Try the Best Western Coastline which is centrally located and a great value.
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