Only a short, one hour drive from your vacation home, start the day with breakfast at the popular Baker’s Kitchen Restaurant and Bakery located in historic downtown. Have a hearty country fried chicken platter or choose from their delicious sections of omelets, pancakes and more. Plus this place serves breakfast all day long.
Your first stop will have to be the Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola that is just a quick walk from Baker’s Kitchen Restaurant and Bakery. Old time charm is ready for you as you order a Pepsi Float and drink it at the original bar area and learn about the creation of the popular soft drink. There is no official tour, but the people working there can answer any question you might have.
One of the most highly recommended places by locals for lunch is Morgan’s Tavern & Grill. You will love the warm honey drizzled croissant or choose from a variety of sandwiches, burgers, seafood, soups, pasta and more, all at reasonable prices. The staff is also a great source of information about the town and area activities.
Depending on when you are visiting New Bern, you will want to go out to the Farmer’s Market. Leave back to your Emerald Isle vacation home with the freshest of produce, yummy baked goods, handmade jewelry and other items native to New Bern. Take your produce purchase back to your rental home and make a truly fresh dinner for you and your family that has the taste of New Bern.
New Bern offers the perfect opportunity for history buffs of all ages to explore over 300 years of history. This town is a must see on your next Crystal Coast area vacation.