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Nice place to walk.

The river walk has nice store and restaurants along it. It’s a great place to get a walk in or just... read more

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Saint Pauls, North Carolina
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Beautiful location, lots of shops and restaurants. Check the time of shop closing as many were... read more

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From Nutt St to Nunn Street, Along the Cape Fear River, Wilmington, NC 28401
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Reviewed today via mobile

The river walk has nice store and restaurants along it. It’s a great place to get a walk in or just say and enjoy the boats 🚣‍♂️ passing by or people watching.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful location, lots of shops and restaurants. Check the time of shop closing as many were closed by 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank TariTraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago

Boardwalk downtown along the Cape Fear River with lots of shops and restaurants with alfresco dining.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this walk! There is only a temporary downside: construction diverts the River Walk trail near the Embassy Suites but then gets you back on it around Walnut St. It runs from the Isabel Holmes Bridge to the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge with restaurants...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great history lesson of our past. Great little shops and very safe environment for our walk as well.Discovered a great brewery just a block up called The Front Street Brewery and this place has one of the biggest Whiskey and Bourbon collections in the United...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank westdb63
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been on the iverwalk in all season and each has its own delight. Winter can be pretty cold but a great chance to stop for an Irish Coffee.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ken S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need something free to do, take a walk along the River. There's a lot to see. Be sure to read the historical markers (esp Orange Street) as they provide an interesting context of what happened in North Carolina that most people like to...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mary d
Reviewed 1 week ago

After checking into our hotel we had some time before dinner and decided to go downtown. The river walk was very enjoyable, with nice views of the water. Very peaceful way to some some time and get some exercise.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 119TomB119
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After dinner, we watched the sun set at Market Street and the River. We got some fantastic photos of the sun setting behind the Battleship across the river. After the sun set, we walked south a few blocks but had to turn back because the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 179cynthiaf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a beautiful view and the weather was nice. The stores on the strip were also interesting they have some good items

Date of experience: April 2019
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Response from TravelQuestPhoto | Reviewed this property |
So many good restaurants, just depends what you want
April 27, 2018|
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Response from SquareCaller | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of parking available along the RiverWalk, as well as within a satisfactory walking distance from the walk.
January 19, 2018|
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Response from Kendra S | Reviewed this property |
The Pilot House and The George are both good choices depending on what type of food you are looking for too. Elijah's is another great choice for dinner on the river. If you are looking for dinner on the ocean at... More