Cape Fear River

Cape Fear River, Wilmington: Address, Phone Number, Cape Fear River Reviews: 4.5/5

Cape Fear River
4.5
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The most industrialized of all North Carolina's rivers, this water system stretches 200 miles through the heart of the North Carolina piedmont, crossing the coastal plain, and empties into the Atlantic near Southport.
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walid m
Wilmington, NC1,035 contributions
This is the main river in Wilmington that you can enjoy from multiple places in the city. A good place to rest along.
Written August 22, 2021
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veagle
Dividing Creek, NJ4 contributions
Be sure to take a boat tour on the Cape Fear River. There is lots to see and learn. The waters are nice and calm. Then be sure to eat on the waterfront. Lots of nice restaurants.
Written July 28, 2021
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Michael F
Myrtle Beach, SC1,156 contributions
Couples
What a beautiful river running right beside our hotel. The large number of boats and yachts traveling along the riverwalk are amazing. Lots of options for water travel…water taxis, booze-cruise, sightseeing….are available too.
Written June 20, 2021
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harryatkck
Kansas City, KS936 contributions
This river walk is scenic & relaxing. There are great views of the city & you can even take a boat tour of the city from here.
Written June 9, 2021
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Augiedog
Carolina Beach, NC14 contributions
A nice way to take an afternoon walk before dining in the downtown area. Wonderful river walk. You can even take a tour boat down the river if desired (reservations needed).
Written May 25, 2021
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Linda D
Portland, ME2,534 contributions
Easy walking on the boardwalk along the river. Boat tours available. Many shops and eateries to explore along the waterfront.
Written April 10, 2021
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Edward S
Lexington, SC718 contributions
MY wife and i have been on the Cape Fear River on River walk, driving over the bridges to view the boats and scenery, and at local restaurants with a River view at lunches and dinner. It is truly grand and scenic. A great view to share with someone special.
Written February 4, 2021
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Topsail Island, NC2,578 contributions
Couples
Anytime being on the water is relaxing for my wife and I. We spend our time off on the water all the time.
Written September 10, 2020
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Jean J
Wilmington, NC4 contributions
Wonderful view of the river from downtown-Driving over the bridge was great-I would strongly recommend driving over the bridge and looking out at the river-
Written May 26, 2020
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Laura F
New York148 contributions
This area is so calm and inviting, I sat for almost an hour with my family just researching the river history and taking pictures. It was such a nice day to sit on the benches along Riverwalk.
Written May 8, 2020
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