Riverfront Destinations

Riverfront Destinations near Drury Hotels

Whether you‘re into exploring the outdoors or sipping a cold drink at a waterfront café, it’s always a treat to spend time next to a flowing river. Check out our list of riverfront destinations near Drury Hotels and start planning your next trip.



San Antonio, Texas

Just steps from the Alamo, is the world-renowned 15-mile urban waterway lined with shops, dining, and incredibly rich history. Explore by foot along the walking path or climb aboard a river taxi for a guided tour. Don’t miss Boudro’s, famous for table-side guacamole and prickly pear margaritas.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

North Shore Riverfront Park is a mile-long, two-level public space on the banks of the Allegheny and Ohio Rivers with spectacular views of downtown Pittsburgh. Rent kayaks, canoes, and paddle boats, take a cruise on one of the ferries, or play on the Water Steps, an interactive fountain.  

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Richmond, Virginia

Located along downtown’s riverfront, the Riverfront Canal Walk stretches 1.25 miles along the James River and Kanawha & Haxall Canals. Bike, stroll, or take a canal boat ride and learn about four centuries of history along the way. Try the she-crab soup at Charlotte’s Southern Deli and Tapas.

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Greenville, South Carolina

Live music, delicious cuisine, and a stunning natural waterfall are just a few of the attractions along Greenville’s river walk. Check out Papi’s Tacos for a “traveling taco” and stop at the picturesque Art Crossing. There’s a splash pad for kids, and historic Main Street is just steps away.

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Indianapolis, Indiana

Canal Walk is a lively waterside promenade that makes a 3-mile loop in the heart of downtown Indy, with 250 acres of green space perfect for strolling, biking or renting a paddle boat. For a truly unique experience, be serenaded on a private gondola ride from Old World Gondoliers.    

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Montgomery, Alabama

Riverfront Park is an entertainment destination on the banks of the Alabama River. Watch the Montgomery Biscuits, the Double-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays or take in a concert at the Riverwalk Amphitheater, nestled in the river bend. Enjoy a river view at Red Bluff Bar, with live entertainment.   

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St. Louis, Missouri

Take a 630-foot ride to the top of the world-famous Gateway Arch for the finest views in the City. Visitors to the Gateway Arch National Park can also hop aboard a 19th century paddle-wheel boat replica for a narrated cruise down the mighty Mississippi.

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St. Paul, Minnesota

St. Paul has 26 miles of Mississippi riverfront, which is more than any other city along the Mississippi. Enjoy a waterfront lunch or dinner, access an impressive network of biking and hiking trails or get the full river experience on a Padelford Riverboat, departing from Harriet Island.

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Louisville, Kentucky

Visitors to Waterfront Park, an 85-acre oasis in the heart of the city, will enjoy picnic areas, playgrounds, walking paths, boat launches and public art installations. Enjoy the peaceful Lincoln Memorial and stroll the Big Four pedestrian bridge, a former railroad bridge that spans the Ohio River into Indiana. 

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Cincinnati, Ohio

Enjoy the outdoors in the 45-acre Smale Riverfront Park located on the historic Ohio riverfront. From the base of the majestic Roebling Suspension Bridge, the park spans the area between Great American Ballpark and Paul Brown Stadium. Navigate the garden maze, enjoy Graeter’s ice cream, or hop aboard historic riverboat for a cruise along the Ohio River.

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Wichita Riverfront


Wichita, Kansas

At the confluence of the Arkansas and Little Arkansas Rivers in downtown Wichita, stands a 44-foot steel sculpture created by Native American artist, Blackbear Bosin. Enter the plaza by one of two suspended footbridges and be sure to time your visit to view the flaming fire pots surrounding the statue.

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