Destination guide

Lively Riverwalk will entice you

Take a vacation to Riverwalk and enjoy the area's monuments, festivals and live music. This walkable city is known for its riverfront, seaside and beaches. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Riverwalk

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Riverwalk a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Halyburton Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Magnolia Greens Golf Plantation (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Jungle Rapids Family Fun Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Cape Fear National at Brunswick Forest (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Tregembo Animal Park (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Riverwalk

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Riverwalk. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Greenfield Lake Park and Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Hugh Macrae Park (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Halyburton Park (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • New Hanover County Arboretum (6.7 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Brunswick Nature Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Ogden Park (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Riverwalk

Fly into Wilmington, NC (ILM-Wilmington Intl.), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.2 km) from the city center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Riverwalk?

Yes, our 2020 property listings offer a large selection of 522 vacation rentals near Riverwalk. From 227 Houses to 183 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Riverwalk for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Riverwalk?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Riverwalk:

  • Wilmington Beach: 1,223 vacation rentals
  • Shell Island: 225 vacation rentals
  • Historic District: 84 vacation rentals
  • Airlie: 45 vacation rentals
  • South End: 321 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Riverwalk?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Riverwalk. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Wrightsville Beach: 1,752 vacation rentals
  • Carolina Beach Boardwalk: 3,213 vacation rentals
  • Kure Beach Pier: 3,289 vacation rentals
  • Fort Fisher State Recreation Area: 3,113 vacation rentals
  • Ocean Front Park: 3,291 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Riverwalk listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Riverwalk?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 227 Houses in Riverwalk. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Riverwalk include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 183 rentals available
  • Cabins: 29 rentals available
  • Cottages: 29 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Riverwalk?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 93 vacation rentals with pool available in Riverwalk. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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