Things to Do in New Bern and Craven County
A short distance over the river and through the woods is the charming city of New Bern. New Bern offers a weath of historic sites, restaurants, live theater, music and the arts.
Two beautiful rivers - The Neuse and The Trent - meet in New Bern, where you'll find Tryon Palace, spectacular gardens, historic homes, quaint shops, cozy restaurants and lively entertainment. Farther south, you can enjoy MCAS Cherry Point and the 157,000 acre Croatan National Forest, nationally recognized for its trails and recreation opportunities. Also Beaufort, Morehead City and the Crystal Coast known for its beautiful beaches, boating, golfing and laid back coast life style.
Everything Comes Together Here.
Along our streets, the easy feel of a small town merges with the spirit of a big city. Where the Neuse and Trent rivers unite, a coastal rhythm of life takes hold that energizes and relaxes you at the same time. Come take in our historic charm and visit the place where tradition and progress flow together seamlessly. Welcome to New Bern…everything comes together here.