NC riverfront voted best in America

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Wilmington, N.C. (Image: WSOC-TV)

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Wilmington, N.C. has been voted the best riverfront in America by USA TODAY 10Best readers.

Voters put Wilmington at the top of the USA Today-sponsored contest with 33 percent of participants choosing the East Coast location.

Spokane, Wash. came in second, followed by Davenport, Iowa and Dubuque, Iowa. Richmond, Va. came in at number 10.

“Our recent 10Best Readers’ Choice contest for Best American Waterfront was one of the most popular contests to date, and lovely Wilmington, N.C. came out on top.,” according to the article.

Read more: USA TODAY 10Best, GoCarolinas.com