Wilmington Riverwalk

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Audrey_C0411
Wilmington, DE5 contributions
This whole area of Wilmington has a lot of potential, but is not quite there yet. The paved, smooth walkway along the riverfront has benches, flags, greenery, shops and restaurants to peruse on a leisurely beautiful day. However, I would not recommend walking around in this area starting around the late afternoon or early evening. I look forward to the city investing more in this area in the future as I see that it has a lot of potential.
Written October 24, 2021
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daisymae9394
Washington DC, DC26 contributions
This whole area of Wilmington has a lot of potential, but is not quite there. I would not recommend walking around in this area starting around the late afternoon. I look forward to the city investing more in this area in the future as I see that it has a lot of potential.
Written March 29, 2020
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Greg Harris
Yonkers, NY1,327 contributions
Couples
The Riverfront Wilmington is a gorgeous 1.75 mile long riverside walk attraction in Wilmington, Delaware and one in which runs parallel to Christina River.

In June Of 2021, I brought my wife and myself for a visit and self guided tour of the Riverfront Wilmington.

Both my wife and I found the Riverfront Wilmington to be a stunning and well-developed scenic boardwalk that both provides an endless view of the Christina River and easy access to gift shops, bars and restaurants and other entertainment attractions.

Both my wife and I highly recommend for all visitors to Delaware take the chance to visit and explore this wonderful riverside destination!!!
Written June 6, 2021
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bowersr1980
Wilmington, DE17 contributions
Couples
The Riverwalk/Riverfront area is growing with a variety of restaurants, movie theater, great hotels, minor league baseball stadium. A great place for Family outings. Parking and safety not an issue with easy access & departure.
Written March 5, 2020
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daisyferret1
Bear, DE27,779 contributions
We went to the News Year's Eve Family Fireworks Show on the Wilmington riverfront this year. We really enjoy it. They had ice skating sessions on the riverfront rink starting at 6pm. They advertised an ice sculpting competition from 6-8pm by the ice rink, but we were not able to find it. The fireworks show were scheduled at 9pm. You could hear the music from the ice rink area from the riverwalk. Basically you watch the fireworks from the riverwalk area. You can bring your own folding chairs or blankets to sit on. IF you are lucky you will get a bench seat along the walk. OR there is always the option to stand to watch the fireworks show. We have always chosen to stand. Show lasts about 15 minutes so its not bad.

Overall, we enjoyed our visit with the riverwalk for the New Years Eve Fireworks event. I love that it is at 9PM instead of actually at midnight. This makes it a family friendly event that ALL can enjoy. It is FREE. Parking is in lots adjacent to the riverwalk. There are also several restaurants dotting the riverfront so you can make a whole night of it between dinner, ice skating and fireworks!

Note: In the summer there is also miniature golf, the river taxi and the riverboat Queen to visit on the riverfront. IF you are lucky you might also spot the Kalmar Nyckel. Frawley Stadium, the Delaware Sports Museum & Hall of Fame, Chase Center, Delaware Children's Museum, Russell Peterson Wildlife Refuge, Penn IMAX theater, Tubman Garrett Park and Altitude Trampoline park are all steps from the Riverwalk.
Written February 5, 2020
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LeppFrog
Wilmington, DE347 contributions
Solo
If you haven’t visited or if it’s been a while since you have, you should check her out. I live here and I’ve always loved it but, she continues to evolve and improve. The new restaurants, hotels and activities are impressive. As I’ve stated in an earlier review, I’m shocked that she remains undiscovered considering what she offers.
Written February 21, 2020
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Sheila C
Sunbury, Australia281 contributions
Family
It was winter and cold but on those few sunny days when we could get outside, the Riverwalk was the ideal place to go. A good deal of reclamation is happening and it is becoming “bird friendly “. The decking makes it easy for prams and walking canes.
Written February 21, 2020
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Prawet J
Washington DC, DC13,366 contributions
The Wilmington River Walk is a revitalization of the downtown riverfront of Christina River. If you live in the area and/or visiting for a few days, it is worth exploring the path for jogging, biking, or strolling. Other than that, there is not much to do. Good place to walk while at the train station and waiting for trains or enjoy open air space after eating at nearby Market Street.
Written October 21, 2020
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Justin W
York, PA4,426 contributions
Solo
I really enjoyed this walk. From one end you get great views of the Wilmington skyline. You get good views of the river and plant life on the other side. The area is very commercialized, with restaurants, a children's museum, golf course, and a farmers market. Because it was a Tuesday in March not much was open. Parking lots are available around the area so check out a map first. My only complaint is the public bathrooms were closed. Thankfully the market had some.
Written March 29, 2022
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FinnyElTraveler
Miami Beach, FL342 contributions
Solo
I have been coming to Wilmington regularly for the past year. One of the nicest, and welcomed aspects of this small city is its beautiful river front walk. I have taken many a run along side the river, by the hotels, and restaurants; by the people riding their bikes or walking their dogs; and have even spotted woodchucks building their homes. It is a beautiful place to have a run, and if you keep going south on the Markell trail, you will run into the incredible nature preserves and spot more wildlife and incredible marshes. But my favorite part is the Harriet Tubman statute at the North end of the river. Amazing historical reminder that this area was once central part of the Underground Railroad.

Best part of Wilmington.
Written January 2, 2022
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