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Cape Fear Memorial Bridge Travel Updates

If your drive to Riverlights is looking a bit different these days, don’t worry – this is only temporary! Maintenance and periodic closures are scheduled on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge through May 2024. We encourage you to use Google Maps, Apple Maps, and Waze to find the timeliest detour routes in real time. Our iconic Riverlights sunsets will still be waiting for you when you get here! If you’d like more detailed directions, click below.

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The best of both worlds (and a location to prove it).

Within Riverlights, you’re surrounded by the perfect mix of tranquility and town energy, and you’re also just a short distance from a thriving world of arts, entertainment and more. Our community is less than five miles south of Historic Downtown Wilmington, with world-class dining, cultural events, nightlife, and a Central Business District. And when you want to get away, take a quick drive to the best beaches or boat down the river to the intercoastal or out to the Atlantic. Want to get even further away? Wilmington International Airport (ILM) will get you just about anywhere.

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What’s in Wilmington

Riverlights is a gateway to historic Downtown Wilmington—one of the most unique settings along the Carolina coastline. Where the Antebellum South collides with modern-day attractions.

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Everything is Beachy

Water is calming. It's refreshing. And when you live at Riverlights, it's so very close. In addition to all the water features in our community, we're also within 15 miles of three uniquely different (but equally amazing) beaches. Grab your sunscreen and go.

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What’s in Riverlights

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Take a look at what’s right in your neighborhood, with our community map.

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Wilmington is a pretty amazing city to live in. We’d love to tell you all about it.  

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What’s near Riverlights

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As great as it is in Riverlights, there’s a lot to do around Riverlights, too. Check it out.

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Drop on by.

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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