New Year’s Eve is a time to reflect on the past year and look ahead with anticipation for what the new year will bring.  This is the time to be somewhere that you can relax and have a good time.

One of the best attractions of the North Carolina coast is the Cape Fear River.  There are always fun activities at the River.  One that you must try to ring in the new year is the New Year's Eve Riverboat cruise in Wilmington, NC.

Make sure to book this cruise several months in advance and arrive to the dock early so you don't miss the boat's departure.  Go ahead and make an evening out of it by having a light appetizer on Front Street before boarding the boat.  Once on-board you will be seated at an assigned table and have the chance to interact with new people at your table.  You will be served a meal of heavy hors d'oeuvres and you can buy drinks at the bar. 

Last, but not least, be prepared to usher in the New Year by dancing and a sweet champagne toast.

 Enjoy your cruise!