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The Day Trip Experience

The Crew Captain Experience

 

LOCATION: CAROLINA BEACH

Create fun-in-the-sun memories while exploring the beauty of the East Coast’s picture-perfect beach town, Carolina Beach.

 

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Your Morning Stroll

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.

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Your Afternoon Adventure

RIVERLIGHTS COMMUNITY

Visit the Riverlights Information Center for a community overview, complimentary lunch for two, and swag bag. Then, walk through our 10+ 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.

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Your Electric Evening

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!

Celtic Creamery

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!

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Plan Your Day

To book your visit or ask questions, contact a Riverlights Community Specialist. You'll be in great hands whether you'd like to start scheduling your full day of fun or get right down to touring homes, meeting builders, and exploring amenities.

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Home is All About You

Discover which of our model homes is the greatest match for you and your family.

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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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