New Bern, NC, is a cozy town that’s just 40 miles north of Emerald Isle. This popular town is a vacation hotspot, known for its natural beauty, historic charm and proximity to the beautiful Crystal Coast.
EXPLORE NEW BERN, NC
If you like history, you have come to the right place – New Bern is the second oldest town in North Carolina and features over 150 homes and buildings listed on the National Registry. Downtown is where the Neuse and Trent Rivers converge at Union Point Park. The bustling waterfront of New Bern features many specialty and antique shops, restaurants, art galleries and theaters.
Things to Do in New Bern
New Bern is the birthplace of Pepsi Cola, where you can learn all about the creation of the popular soda. You also can take advantage of the beautiful scenery and outdoor recreation, such as fishing, boating, golfing and more. Plus, there’s the Croatan National Forest, which is a must-see for nature lovers!
- Croatan National Forest
- Emerald Golf Club
- Antique shops such as New Bern Antiques and Collectables, Martha’s Favorite Things, Andrea’s Attic Antiques and Battleground Antiques
- Birthplace of Pepsi Cola
- A Day in New Bern, NC
New Bern Map