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Downtown Wilmington

Front Street, Wilmington, NC
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St. Patrick's Day Parade & shopping

I was there for the St. Patrick's Day parade and shopping with my granddaughters. The shops a uniue... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gizmomom919
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Maple Shade, New Jersey
Pleasant

Downtown Wilmington is very pleasant my husband and I'll roll through there quite a few times while... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Candice J
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (82 reviews)
“front street” (28 reviews)
“small city” (10 reviews)
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Front Street, Wilmington, NC
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"the river"
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"front street"
in 28 reviews
"small city"
in 10 reviews
"community college"
in 7 reviews
"cute shops"
in 10 reviews
"great town"
in 6 reviews
"cotton exchange"
in 25 reviews
"water front"
in 12 reviews
"horse drawn"
in 9 reviews
"market st"
in 7 reviews
"cobblestone streets"
in 7 reviews
"shops and restaurants"
in 14 reviews
"convention center"
in 6 reviews
"the cape fear river"
in 24 reviews
"live here"
in 6 reviews
"walk around"
in 9 reviews
"historic district"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there for the St. Patrick's Day parade and shopping with my granddaughters. The shops a uniue and the resturants are great. I recommend using parking on the street or a parking garage. Smaller lots that have parking kios charge exorbitant rates.

Thank Gizmomom919
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Downtown Wilmington is very pleasant my husband and I'll roll through there quite a few times while on our vacation. We saw Cape Fear Community College which isn't a very nice building. I would love to tour the school. It is pedestrian-friendly we saw a...More

1  Thank Candice J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots to do and see, including the stroll along the riverfront. Plenty of restaurants, bars and cute shops, along with sights of historic interest.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Front street has loads of interesting shops and cafes and restaurants, may be a bit loud and crowd even late at night. The breweries def a must!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A revitalized downtown invites strolling the shops and stopping. Lots of cute stores with interesting goods and unusual cafes for a bite to eat, along with several coffee shops. Good gift hunting.

Thank Nan F
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

Great vibe without the crunchy granola atmosphere. More hometown and less hype. Lots of unique shops and restaurants, history, theatre, architecture, churches. Fun to just walk and window shop.

2  Thank WriterArtist
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Visited the waterfront area on a Monday. Not crowded at all. Got a parking place right on the street. Nice shops and restaurants. Great place for a stroll and to see a nice view of the battleship.

1  Thank MaccaFan1
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

The downtown area of Wilmington offers a number of historic sites and good restaurants within walking distance. The Water Walk offers a number of restaurants with outdoor seating to enjoy the weather and people watch. Enclosed Parking is located on Market Street and Front Street,...More

1  Thank PaulSuzanneTravel
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

all the beauty and history of the buildings is interesting to say the least, the architecture is breath taking

Thank 145wandah
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I was here for an AARP volunteer training, on the third floor of the 512 N. Front St. building. What a tremendous view of the river from our classroom! Classes, especially art, are also reputed to be top-notch... though I have yet to take one....More

1  Thank Is4bel2
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ellenmarieb
4 April 2017|
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Response from EileenKaz | Reviewed this property |
The Cotton Exchange has some cute little shops.
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Patricia B
16 March 2016|
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Response from 459leec | Reviewed this property |
There is an old cotton mill that was converted into a mini-mall. There are two floors as well as a basement area. About 3 blocks west is the old downtown area. There are great places for a mother/daughter meeting for a... More
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