KATE'S PANCAKE HOUSE
Head towards the Carolina Beach Boardwalk for a delicious breakfast at Kate’s Pancake House! If the mouth-watering pancakes aren’t enough to get you through the door, their biscuits and gravy might do the trick!
WAKE N BAKE DONUTS
If your donut dreams involve maple glaze with bacon bits or a Reese’s drizzle and butterfinger crumbs, head to Wake N Bake. Named "Best Donuts" in North Carolina by Buzzfeed. You'll find these must-have donuts in Carolina Beach and Downtown Wilmington.
CAROLINA BEACH BOARDWALK
Named one of the best boardwalks in the country by Budget Travel, the Carolina Beach boardwalk has a mix of amusement park rides, sweet treats, vintage arcade games, live music, seaside restaurants and the 2nd best glazed donut in the country.
Visit the Riverlights Information Center for a community overview, complimentary lunch for two, and swag bag. Then, walk through our 7 models and start dreaming up your future home.
THE GETAWAY CAFÉ AND PROVISIONS
Great meals, great experiences, and a shared sense of place are found at the Getaway Café and Provisions. This café has a wide variety of delicious lunch and dinner options inspired by the American South.
NORTH CAROLINA AQUARIUM FORT FISHER
This aquarium has been voted a top regional and national attraction each year by visitors. From adorable otters to extraordinary sea creatures, you’ll marvel at the marine life at Fort Fisher and beyond.
Smoke on the Water
Sangria for you, Shirley Temples for the kids, and blackened shrimp nachos for everyone! Smoke on the Water’s menu appeals to all ages and features a variety of coastal favorites curated by Chef James Smith, who was featured on Food Network’s Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives!
End the day with one more round of delicious flavors, handmade, churned, and frozen daily by a family from the west coast of Ireland! Celtic Creamery’s ice cream is made in small batches using authentic Irish recipes AND Ireland-sourced ingredients!
The fun starts at the Riverlights Information Center. To book your visit, ask questions, or get right down to touring our community, get in touch with our Riverlights Community Specialists.
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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.LEARN MORE