After sitting empty for more than 20 years, a 19th-century home in Craven County was restored by a couple who kept poignant reminders of its storied past in place.
NC Icons: Tryon Palace
During Christmastime in New Bern, 18th-century holiday traditions come to life at North Carolina’s first State Capitol.
A Colonial Christmas at Tryon Palace
In New Bern, the historical interpreters at the first North Carolina State Capitol invite visitors to immerse themselves in the holidays of the 1700s.
The Unshakable Sisters of New Bern
For most of the Civil War, three sisters lived on the third floor of their New Bern house, refusing to cross paths with the Union troops occupying the property.
New Bern: A Weekend Between the Rivers
Discover new favorites along the Neuse and Trent Rivers during a weekend away in one of North Carolina’s oldest — and most vibrant — cities.
Mema’s Famous Strawberry Cake in New Bern
In a cheerful kitchen in Craven County, a grandmother created a recipe that delighted her young grandson. That grandson grew up to be a chef, and the cake still holds a special place in their family — and on his menu at Cypress Hall.
7 Ways to Get Outdoors in New Bern
Kayak on the Neuse, go birding in the state’s only coastal national forest, and dine al fresco by the water on a trip to this historic riverfront city.
A Neighborhood Awakening in New Bern
Five years ago, a couple moved to New Bern with a vision: open a coffee shop and change one little corner of the world.
Tryon: A Palace for All Seasons
From an evening tour among lavish Christmas decor to a stroll through sunny, stunning gardens, adventure and beauty await at this historic palace in New Bern, no matter when you visit.