Chosen by readers of USA Today and 10Best, Wilmington, NC has been named the Best American Riverfront city. It’s no wonder that Wilmington was voted number one with the beach just minutes away and the Riverwalk (pictured right) downtown, many locals claim it’s a big bonus. Best Riverfront City.
The Riverwalk is a boardwalk that parallels the Cape Fear River where downtown Wilmington sits. It features gift shops and restaurants, many in historic buildings. Across from the riverfront rests the Battleship of North Carolina. Wilmington also holds an annual riverfest, a three day event that brings local artists and vendors which set up right on the riverfront! Without a doubt, Wilmington is by far one of the beautiful towns in North Carolina and this year, the best riverfront city in America.
Wilmington is located in the southeastern part of North Carolina. One hour from Myrtle Beach, SC and two hours from the big city and capital of the state – Raleigh. Wilmington has the best of both worlds with the beach AND a gorgeous riverfront.
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