Wilmington has a lot to offer, and one of the things it's best known for are the beaches. They are some of the best in the nation, ideal for both socializing and relaxing and located in one of the best places to live.
The mild temperatures, and coastal landscapes make fitness activities attractive to those who live in Wilmington. From fun runs to triathlons, avid runners will find no shortages of races in the area. Wilmington has become a destination for avid fitness gurus or enthusiasts alike.
Newcomers and longtime locals of the port city find joy in such a wide variety of events and happenings, so we thought it would be fun to make a list of our top things to do in 2022. And don’t worry- there’s something for the foodie lover and the nature enthusiast to enjoy.
Wilmington, or as the film industry calls it, Wilmywood, is known for being a location where many famous movies and television shows have been filmed. We decided to compile a list of 10 movies that were filmed right here in Wilmington.
We hope you enjoyed our itineraryto helpyou and your family plana day tripright here in your hometown to Wrightsville beach. WhileRiverlightsisaround20 minutes from Wrightsville, we are even closer toCarolinabeach.
If you enjoy a cold brew, check out our top 10 breweries, all less than 20 minutes from Riverlights. Maybe even create your own pub crawl with friends for a fun weekend or night out in the city of Wilmington.
Looking for some Labor Day weekend fun? No matter what you're into--festivals, live music, swinging a club or the great outdoors we've got a way to soak up the long weekend. Will you pack in all five or choose just one? It's up to you!
This Sunday, September 5 is known as the International Day of Charity. There are countless nonprofit organizations in our local area that always need volunteers, and we've highlighted a few to get you started! Remember, there is no better feeling than giving back to your neighbors.
With three beautiful beaches near the city of Wilmington, it’s no surprise we are quickly becoming one of top places to live. For locals, visitors, or those exploring the area, read this blog for a quick run down of our beautiful North Carolina shores.
Riverlights community saluted the red, white, and blue this 4th of July holiday weekend. The Riverlights Resident Event planning committee started the weekend off with their first annual golf cart parade where spectators lined the streets to cheer on the patriotic display!
This Saturday, June 12 from 8:30-11:00 am, we are partnering with Cape Fear River Watch to clean up the Riverlights lake trail and the Cape Fear River Edge. The event is part of the Great American Cleanup.
Start your 4th of July holiday weekend with a live concert in Marina Village at Riverlights! As part of our annual summer concert series the Imitations will be performing at Live Oak Commons on Saturday, July 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
At RiverLights, we strive to create an environment where our residents can live fully, seamlessly connecting their home to a dynamic community that offers all of the joys of an outdoor lifestyle along with local shops, restaurants and events – all right from their doorstep. This past year was one for the books as we celebrate a successful first year, welcoming several new families to the community and their homes.
Want to know the best thing about living in RiverLights? Being a part of the Wilmington, NC community and super close to all of the unique experiences it has to offer. Wilmington is one of the best beach towns on the East Coast because it provides a sense of belonging and makes you feel truly at home. The offerings in Wilmington will give you and your family something new to explore every weekend. Every RiverLights resident should check out these 10 places that are all within 10 miles of the RiverLights community.
Over 800 cheerful Wilmington residents attended the RiverLights Holiday Festival of Homes and raced through the decorated Dashing Thru the Glow 5K course on Saturday, Dec. 2. Riverlights hosted this second annual holiday event to celebrate the merriment of the season for the Wilmington community to enjoy, while marking one year of the community’s official open.
Everyone dreams of living in a community where their neighbors are some of their best friends and weekly dinner parties or outings are a part of their schedules. At RiverLights, they are making this dream a reality by offering multiple activities and events that will help bring you and your neighbors closer.
Everyone wants to live in the home of his or her dreams, which leads many to have a home built for them rather than buying one that already exists. While going this route is exciting and allows you to make your family’s dreams a reality, it’s best to take first things first — before the builder even starts on the foundation, you need to decide on a home plan.
The weather is warmer, the flowers are in full bloom and you can hear Kenny Chesney singing “summertime is finally here” from your neighbor’s back porch — ah, sweet summertime. Now it’s time to grab your towels and sunscreen and head to the LakeHouse, the newest amenity at RiverLights, to relax and soak up the Southern sun.
If you’ve ever been to the beach, chances are you’ve spent some time digging or looking for seashells and shark teeth. Did you know there’s actually a name for what you’re doing? It’s called beachcombing. Beachcombing is the act of searching the sand for nautical treasures. It’s a popular pastime for beach fanatics, so if you have a hunt that yields few treasures, you’re in luck, the tides change all day, sweeping the sand with new goodies to be discovered.
North Carolina's diverse geography provides an idyllic backdrop for a variety of weekend and day trips. Whether they crave cities or wilderness, beaches or mountains, adventure or relaxation, RiverLights residents can enjoy it all with only a short drive from home. From a girl's getaway to a family trek, the area is sublime for excursions.
The warm summer air is slowly vanishing, and fall’s cool air is now gracing us. This brings with it an aura of excitement, as there are plenty of activities to enjoy this season in Wilmington, North Carolina.
As a leading boutique, coastal cottage builder in southeastern North Carolina, The Cottage Building Company is proud to offer its homes in RiverLights. Set to open in spring 2017, RiverLights is Wilmington, North Carolina’s newest waterfront home community. This picture-perfect coastal home community is set on nearly 1,400 acres encompassing picturesque wetlands, tidal marshes and sand dune
Homeowners and homebuyers in North Carolina increasingly desire communities offering open spaces. For those considering relocation, a key factor in the decision-making process can be a state’s natural resources —such as the climate, mountains, ocean, lakes, hiking trails and wildlife — that make life more enjoyable.