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For dreaming big. And living the dream.

Whether you’re just starting out on your journey or already living your best life, Riverlights is the place where you can do more. Combining small-town living with access to a lively coastal city, here’s a community with a bit of everything, so you can find your best State of Shine™.

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At The Heart Of It All

Take a stroll through our lively town square, Marina Village, and instantly feel the coastal town charm. Here we gather with friends and neighbors, venture through local shops, get pampered at the nail bar enjoy the game at the sports bar, and sip on cocktails and local craft beers while overlooking the sunset. The area radiates energy with those finishing a bike ride or preparing for a round of golf. Because at the heart of it all, is place full of heart.

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Everything You Need to do Anything You Want

At Riverlights, we make the of most of our water-based location. With easy access to the Cape Fear River, a family-friendly pool, and a 38-acre lake, you can paddleboard, canoe, kayak, or cast a line on the fishing and crabbing pier – all the time. Land-dwellers will enjoy strolling and biking the three-mile loop around the lake, scenic nature trails that weave Riverlights together, and nearby bocce ball courts. And don't forget the dog park for our four-legged friends!

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The Day Trip Matcher Quiz

Home to award-winning restaurants, beaches, and historical sights, coastal Wilmington, NC, is anything but average. For families and free spirits alike, our charming town is a mecca of good times for all kinds of interests. Can’t decide where to roam first? Take our quiz to uncover your ideal day-trip experience. 

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Situated on the Cape Fear River in Wilmington just south of historic downtown, Riverlights is the perfect place for the young and the young-at-heart. We'd love to have you visit and discover Riverlights for yourself.

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