New Bern

We’ve spent over 300 years preparing for your visit

New Bern

We’ve spent over 300 years preparing for your visit

New Bern, NC is the first state capital, home to Tryon Palace and the birthplace of Pepsi Cola. Discover the NC History Center, enjoy drinks and dinner on the waterfront, or shop at one of our unique downtown boutiques.

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If you’re planning an overnight stay in our charming town, Charm Discounts are the best way for our guests to take advantage of special rates. Don’t miss out on the savings!
There are not many cities that can say they were the birthplace of one of the world’s best known soft drinks and were once the capital of our state. Come discover all the things that make our city so special.

Pass The Remote: Blast from the Past

New Bern Civic Theater: August 12,13,14,19,20,21

Free Family Fly-In STEM and Movie Night

August 12 Havelock Tourist & Event Center

Footloose on the Neuse

Union Point Park: June 10, June 24, July 15, August 12, August 26, September 2, September 10

Street Cafes and Game Night

Every Friday Night (weather permitting)

ArtWalk In Downtown New Bern

Second Friday of Each Month