Wilmington riverfront voted best in US
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — It’s official. Wilmington has the best riverfront in the United States.
The downtown riverfront got the most votes in USA Today’s 10Best Riverfronts in America poll. Wilmington got 33 percent of the votes, in fact. Spokane, WA, was in second place with 28 percent, followed by Davenport and Dubuque, IA, and Pittsburgh rounding out the top five.
“Visitors of Wilmington and its island beaches know that our riverfront is a special place for recreation, dining, shopping and enjoying natural beauty,” New Hanover County Tourism Development Authority President/CEO Kim Hufham said. “From a tourism standpoint, the importance of a national designation such as this cannot be overstated.”