Enter to win a weekend getaway package for two in vibrant New Bern. The city was the first state capital, is home to Tryon Palace, and is the birthplace of
Enter to win a weekend getaway package for two in vibrant New Bern. The city was the first state capital, is home to Tryon Palace, and is the birthplace of Pepsi Cola. Discover a variety of culinary delights while you explore our stunning downtown streets.
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New Bern has something for everyone: It’s a water lover’s dream, with miles of scenic rivers; an adventurer’s paradise thanks to Croatan National Forest; a history buff’s dream, with four historic districts as well as residences, stores, and churches dating back to the 18th century; a shopper’s delight, with dozens of locally owned shops, boutiques, and antiques stores. For the artist or art lover, there are a variety of galleries and sculpture parks, and, of course, for the foodie, it’s pure heaven, with numerous locally owned eateries serving unique creations.
New Bern is the second-oldest European-American colonial town in North Carolina after Bath. It served as the capital of the North Carolina colonial government, then briefly as the state capital. Today it is best known for being North Carolina’s first permanent state capital, home to Tryon Palace, the birthplace of Pepsi Cola, and home to famed writer Nicholas Sparks. What people remember most about New Bern is its unique charm and true Southern hospitality. With that said, we invite you to Try On New Bern. We think you are going to like it.