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Historic Downtown

The historic downtown district of New Bern, NC is a must-see for visitors and residents alike. With over 300 years of history, the district features stunning architecture, charming streetscapes, and a wide variety of museums, galleries, and cultural attractions. Take a stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the stunning views of the Trent and Neuse Rivers, or explore the quaint shops and boutiques that line the streets. Be sure to visit Tryon Palace, the former colonial governor's mansion that has been beautifully restored and is now open to the public. And if you're a history buff, don't miss the North Carolina History Center, where you can learn about the state's rich history through interactive exhibits and displays. With its unique blend of history, culture, and charm, historic downtown New Bern is a true gem of North Carolina.

Dining Out  

New Bern, NC is a foodie's paradise with a wide variety of restaurants to choose from. Whether you're in the mood for fresh seafood, southern comfort food, or international cuisine, you're sure to find something to satisfy your taste buds. Local favorites include Morgan's Tavern & Grill, which offers upscale dining in a historic setting, and The Chelsea, which features innovative cuisine and craft cocktails. If you're looking for a more casual experience, try out Baker's Kitchen for breakfast or lunch, or check out MJ's Raw Bar & Grille for a laid-back waterfront atmosphere and fresh seafood. Whatever your culinary preferences, you're sure to find a delicious meal in New Bern.



Click the link below to see a list of local shops!



Click the link below to see a list of local places to eat and drink!


Things to do

Click the link below to see a list of things to do while in New Bern!

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