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Historic Wilmington waterfront

Dont miss the Boardwalk on the Cape Fear River overlooking the USS North Carolina. Then go over the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Roving652808
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Well done, Wilmington!

Kudos to Wilmington for developing the waterfront this way. Wonderful landscaping--really--and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JeffinNJ
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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dont miss the Boardwalk on the Cape Fear River overlooking the USS North Carolina. Then go over the bridge and take a tour of the famous battleship. Take a horse and buggy ride thru town and enjoy lunch and dinner at a wide variety of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kudos to Wilmington for developing the waterfront this way. Wonderful landscaping--really--and plenty of restaurants to tickle your fancy. Maybe they could use some other shops, too. We have nothing at all like this in New Jersey!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JeffinNJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice area to grab dinner by the restaurants close by the board walk. Iate dinner from Big Fish Grill on the riverfront then watched the sunset right after. Highly recommend

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank travisnaraine
Reviewed August 12, 2019

The Hotel Dupont suggested we go down for dinner and we walked the length and found a great movie complex at the end and have a great time. Would strongly suggest you check it out.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kevin o
Reviewed August 6, 2019

there was long wait at the Crab Shack so I Put My name down and took a walk along the path and it really was nice

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Debbie C
Reviewed July 28, 2019

This was a beautiful view of the dam and river. Especially at night when it is all lit up . Very good fishing below the dam. Everyone stops and takes photos of this beautiful place .

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Thomas M
Reviewed July 27, 2019 via mobile

It was probably not very smart to take a walk on a hot summer afternoon, but it was worth it! There were constructions of some sort going on so there’s a bit of a detour. There are many appealing restaurants along the walk, so you...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank loikeshi
Reviewed July 23, 2019

Sadly we chose to stay at Westin Wilmington so we could use the riverwalk. It is a mess and the parking lot for the Westin was under construction too. I recommend staying away from this area at this time - July 2019;

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Judith M
Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

Not sure what’s so great about this place. Was expecting a Harbor place like Baltimore or Norfolk, VA. Not much here. Not very pretty. There is a children’s museum and mini golf that we did not go to. There are some good restaurants though.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank katherineb463
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

My first time in Delaware and I guess I picked the right locations . The river walk was reviving And I had launch at the oyster house that I highly recommend.

Date of experience: July 2019
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autismadvocate
April 21, 2019|
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Response from bww649 | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of free parking near the Frawley baseball stadium. Goes from Harriet Tubman park near Market St to the Dupont environmental education ctr. Probably a couple miles - nice walk- summertime there is a miniature golf park... More
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Maps154203
April 5, 2019|
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Response from Houlihan2 | Reviewed this property |
If you start at the Wilmington Train Station, you will find a number of venues situated on the Riverwalk, where you can have lunch and then walk along the path in both directions. Enjoy watching the Walnut Street Bridge open... More
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Maps154203
March 29, 2019|
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Response from Nancy B | Reviewed this property |
I don’t believe so. It’s downtown/city not rural country trails.
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