The Return Tour

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Sparks is known for paying tribute to his hometown of New Bern as the setting of many of his novels. From charming downtown New Bern to Havelock, The Return Tour guides you through twelve local landmarks that inspired the bestselling novel. Follow along for a memorable way to get to know our inviting riverfront community. Trace the steps of Trevor Benson and see for yourself the unique spots that make this picturesque area as captivating as the mystery that unravels in The Return.

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