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Wilmington Riverwalk

0 Market Street, Wilmington, DE 28401
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Ranked #23 of 43 Attractions in Wilmington
Type: Trails
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New York City, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Walk down North Market Street to the river if you have a little time to kill before or after dinner in town -- or to check out one of the riverfront eateries. It's not a major destination, exactly, but it was a pleasant way to pass some time outside.

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Brewster, New York
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8 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is a sidewalk that follows the river, which is not very wide or used by other boaters that we could see. There are some restaurants and places to stop in but not a lot of anything. We were disappointed with it.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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279 reviews 279 reviews
73 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

View the various art on display along the river, including an eclectic selection of birdhouses. The River Walk will take you past several historic markers filled with interesting facts about the area, and, eateries where one can stop and re-fuel. Good family attraction. There is also a river taxi for those who want less exercise.

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127 reviews 127 reviews
40 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Even though the River walk don't have many shops, we really enjoyed our walk! The smell emitting from the different restaurants leave memories. The walk to the Dupont Center is a pretty scenic route! The River walk was not overly crowded and just a GREAT place to go! Don't forget to take plenty of pic of the different bird houses... More

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Fairfax, Virginia
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241 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

It is a nice place to stroll after a good meal in town as it is usually fairly quiet and laid back along here.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Gotta go to FranksWine on North Union Street… voted Best of Delaware. Wine Tastings, Cheese and Beer

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Los Angeles, California
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117 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

So much potential but yet dead, boring and so quiet. Maybe it will be good during the holidays. If you have been to other places like San Antonio, Jacksonville, San Pedro, OKC, Singapore and etc. You will be disappointed. The most positive thing I have to say is easy and free parking. A few shops and eating places but there... More

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Waterloo, Indiana
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264 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We have friends in Delaware and they brought us here for an evening meal and walk. Had a great time on the boardwalk except that it was a bit chilly. Would love to walk here on a nice summers day. Lots of restaurants along the boardwalk overlooking the Christina river. Their are a few museums along the boardwalk including the... More

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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

If guess if you have nothing to compare it to, then it's ok...but I was expecting something more because I have been to many river walks around the US. I was wasting time while my husband was in a business meeting. I walked the board walk, stopped and had a snack, but that's about it. Perhaps I went at the... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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30 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The Riverwalk is a great place in Wilmington. You can go for a walk on a very nicely paved path, go to dinner at various restaurants, have ice cream or visit the nature center. In the summer they have outdoor free concerts.

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