Riverwalk

Riverwalk, Wilmington: Address, Phone Number, Riverwalk Reviews: 4.5/5

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Dennis S
Swansboro, NC80 contributions
Over the years, they have continuously improved the waterfront area to the point that it is now a nice tourist destination. Many upscale restaurants are right on the waterfront, and there are many other sights to enjoy. Parking is an issue especially on weekends, but they have also added more spaces as the downtown area continues to grow in popularity. Best bet is to enter one of the pay lots to avoid driving in circles for a metered space.
Written June 21, 2021
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lovestoroam78
Grayslake, IL320 contributions
This is the jewel of Wilmington. Still under construction when we visited in June 2022
- but will be a delightful stroll along the Cape Fear River once it is complete. The part we walked was great - past the marina, condos, places to sit and watch the sunset and of course a few great restaurants to sit and take in the view.
Written June 29, 2022
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LoveForty
Cleveland, OH126 contributions
Family
A Summer Time or ANY time treat. I am in Wilmington several times a year. While it IS BUSIER in the summer, I love it all year. During the slow months there is always the Black Cat Magic Shop, George’s and the Art Gallery near Chandlers Wharf. Wilmington itself is a great city! Take a Carriage Ride go on aGhost Walk. Lots pf history and Antebellum Hones and Tours.
Written March 15, 2020
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Carrie W
West Boylston, MA83 contributions
Family
This area is good if you live or work in the area but it’s nothing special for tourists. It’s a path along a river with a lot of construction and not much to see or do. There are some restaurants and shops a street or two before the walk but not worth a day trip.
Written August 18, 2021
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vintagechina
Temecula, CA1,112 contributions
Solo
This place is very pleasant to walk around with restaurants on 1 side and the river on the other. There were quite a few restaurants. There were also boat rides available to enjoy the river. I like to walk around so I was quite happy to explore the shops looking for different things. The integrity of some of the buildings was intact the inside having been made into small stores. About half way down the front there is quite a bit of construction which did not go too well with the ambiance. I am sure when it is finished it will be a most enjoyable place.
Written April 28, 2021
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Buddie98
Kennett Square, PA51 contributions
Couples
Check out the River Walk in the Historic District of Wilmington. Some sidewalk and some boardwalk all along the Cape Fear River provide pretty views and awesome sunsets. Parts are still under construction but there is plenty completed to enjoy. Several restaurants along the way offer indoor and outdoor seating.
Written May 8, 2021
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megang72491
Saint Paris, OH22 contributions
I love the Riverwalk! I have been several times. I love the downtown area of Wilmington. There are plenty of shopping opportunities and everyone is really friendly. The Riverwalk is perfect for opportunities for pictures and a nice evening walk. OTH fans - you will be able to find the Naley bench/bracelet scene very easily due to the quotes people have left behind. Grab some ice cream from Kilwan's and make the stroll. This is a small town and it's not very crowded which is actually kind of nice but if you are looking for something really touristy, this isn't it. You have plenty of eating/drinking options along the Riverwalk. We did have to wait about 50mins for a table at Front Street Brewery and this was on a Tuesday, but it is the summer months so that probably increased tourists and vacationers. I have also went during the week in May and the crowds were significantly less.
Written August 18, 2021
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Chaperone2013
Springfield, VA90 contributions
We enjoyed our walk on the riverfront, but it was crowded in the late afternoon (before the dinner crowd arrived). We grabbed ice cream and watched a wedding (pretty neat to get married by the water, but the group was totally in the sun). I expected more shopping opportunities, but a lot was closed on Saturday.
Written October 11, 2021
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A_Davis14
Fort Worth, TX123 contributions
Couples
The river walk is gorgeous when it isn’t covered in construction cones and barriers. There is no view at this point and the sidewalk is narrow. I am sure the additions will be well worth it once the project is complete but for now it’s just another way to walk to get where you are going. Don’t except a gorgeous view.
Written June 13, 2022
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GwensGramma
Durham, NC443 contributions
We visited Wilmington for the first time in November and returned in early April. On both visits we enjoyed strolling along the Riverwalk from our hotel to the historic downtown and back. The length is about 2 miles and affords an interesting look at the river and downtown. There are frequent benches for those with limited mobility to stop and rest.
Written April 16, 2022
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