Visit Tryon Palace

New Bern was also North Carolina’s first permanent capitol and you can learn about it at Tryon Palace.

Birthplace of Pepsi

Thisi is one of the best things to do in New Bern!  Grab a fountain soda and imagine this famous drink’s medicinal power running through your body.

Cypress Hall

One of the best new restaurants in New Bern is owned by local native Ashley Mosser! Make a reservation and enjoy a delicious meal.

Shop Local

We recommend checking out the oddities at Black Cat Shoppe and taking your checking out the outdoor equipment while sipping a beer at Earth, Wind, and Fire.

Historic Churches

New Bern is also home to some beautiful churches and cemeteries. The First Baptist Church and Christ Episcopal Church are two of many you’ll see.

Stay at a quaint BnB

You have a lot of quaint and historic Beds and Breakfasts in Downtown New Bern to choose from, and many are not far from the water.

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15+ Great Things to do in  New Bern,  North Carolina