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We enjoyed walking the boardwalk in downtown Wilmington, NC along the Cape Fear River and enjoying... read more

Reviewed January 29, 2012
Quertosomo
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Brevard, North Carolina
River walk is nice

River walk is nice, very scenic, just do not go after dark, a lot of crime downtown after dark.

Reviewed January 20, 2012
PerihanW
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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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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Reviewed January 29, 2012

We enjoyed walking the boardwalk in downtown Wilmington, NC along the Cape Fear River and enjoying the magnificent views!

Date of experience: January 2012
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Reviewed January 24, 2012

The horse drawn carriage rides are fun and informational. Shops (specifically the cotton exchange) are fun to walk around all day. Plenty of restaurants from cheap (Slice Pizza) to expensive (my fave, Circa). Fun nightlife for all walks of life.

Date of experience: January 2012
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Reviewed January 20, 2012

River walk is nice, very scenic, just do not go after dark, a lot of crime downtown after dark.

Date of experience: January 2012
2  Thank PerihanW
Reviewed January 18, 2012

nice walk on the riverfront, nice views, shops, easy walking, handicap accesssible

Date of experience: January 2012
1  Thank Billy H
Reviewed January 3, 2012

be sure to take a mini cruise up and down the river and visit the battleship.

Date of experience: January 2012
2  Thank pchack
Reviewed January 3, 2012

I caught the most beautiful sunset on the Cape Fear River and hope later to include the photo here. I think I would have enjoyed the riverboat ride, and regret that we didn't do that. The Cape Fear River has an ambiance all its own....More

Date of experience: December 2011
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Reviewed December 19, 2011

We did the Black River tour last year and got a lot of local flavor, insider stories and lots of history. Black River and Cape Fear and other rivers diverge in Wilmington. Spills to the ocean, just south of Wilmington, tidal influence. Battleship dominates Eagle...More

Date of experience: January 2011
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Reviewed December 7, 2011

Go visit and you can understand why several films have been made about this river.

Date of experience: December 2011
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Reviewed November 28, 2011

Boat is open, so dress accordingly. Just a few too many people on our cruise.

Date of experience: November 2011
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Reviewed October 28, 2011

The hour river cruise is very enjoyable. I learned a lot about the history of the Wilminton area on the trip. My 3 year old granddaughter loved the boat ride. Another good value for the money.

Date of experience: October 2011
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Response from Bill A | Reviewed this property |
Dittos, to the answer above. WIL is loaded with great venues.
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