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Walk along Cape Fear, see the Battleship, US Coast Guard, stroll through the streets & visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Vis2r
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Winston
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We took a boat tour on the river. It was very interesting. There was a lot to see. We ant to do it... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
lidskidsliddia
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Terra Alta, West Virginia
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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 3 weeks ago

The Wilmington port area is not the most exciting part of the river, but the history and heritage of the Cape Fear River date back to the early explorers and settlers of the Americas. WWII Battleship NC is moored across from Wilmington and open for...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk along Cape Fear, see the Battleship, US Coast Guard, stroll through the streets & visit historical places & shops, explore amazing book stores & beautiful old buildings & restaurants. So much to see & enjoy here...great food, beautiful town & you may even want...More

Thank Vis2r
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is the historic waterway upon which Wilmington was founded. The river moves slow and sure and there are some water ferries to move you across if you don't want to drive form the downtown to get over to the historical ships. There are a...More

Thank Angelo S
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We took a boat tour on the river. It was very interesting. There was a lot to see. We ant to do it again in case we missed anything.

Thank lidskidsliddia
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Strolling on the Riverwalk along the Cape Fear River is plesant. There are shops and resturants and a view of the USS North Carolina. River crusises are available.

Thank 42sylviaj
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This was the most amazing cite. The Coast Guard boat came in and there were families waiting to see their love ones,

Thank happicamper1961
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Go to battle ship, go downtown, put your boat in the water, so much to see and do in wiliminton. You will want to try a little of it all, food , beaches entertainment.

Thank martinblacksheep
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Short trip from work wish I could have made it here a little earlier. Loved the candy shop downtown and the history

Thank rforchion
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Take a walk on the Riverwalk to see the Cape Fear River from restaurants, bars and shops. A must see in Wilmington!

1  Thank DebbieS50
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We just visited Wilmington and we spent a lot of time on the riverfront. It is a beautiful area and the walkway is long enough to get in a good walk. We also took one boat ride on the Cape Fear River. From a boat,...More

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