The Cape Fear River
Wilmington Downtown Riverwalk
Seeing the sights on the Cape Fear RiverTaking a boat cruise along the famous Cape Fear River is a great way to spend a few hours in Wilmington, any time of the year. You'll see wildlife and city life, along with a WWII battleship, along it's banks. This area has a long history going back to Colonial days, with Blackbeard the pirate having a large presence, even today.