New Bern, North Carolina

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New Bern, North Carolina, USA

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  • Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, The 252-636-5898
    256 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560
    This spot was once a pharmacy where Caleb Bradham invented "Brad's Drink" which he later patented as Pepsi-Cola. A recreated soda fountain is on site and visitors can... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Bellair Plantation and Restoration 252-637-3913
    1100 Washington Post Road, New Bern, NC 28562
    Highway 43 North
    The last surviving structure of its kind and the largest brick plantation in North Carolina, this magnificent plantation is a great example of the Georgian style of the... more info  map

  • Christ Episcopal Church 252-633-2109
    320 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28562
    The third oldest church in North Carolina, this historic church has numerous features including a silver communion service, a unique bell tower, and a Bible and prayer... more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Tryon Palace Historic Sites and Gardens 252-514-4900
    610 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28560
    Once serving as both a former residence of Royal Governor William Tryon and the capital of the Colony of North Carolina, this majestic Georgian style mansion is filled... more info  map

Museums & Galleries

  • Attmore-Oliver House Museum 252-638-8558
    510 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28562
    Located in a historic 1790 building and the headquarters of the New Bern Historical Society, this museum displays beautiful 18th and 19th century furniture and antiques,... more info  map

  • Craven Arts Council & Gallery 252-638-2787
    317 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560
    Located in a former 1913 bank building, this gallery is a cultural treat and features changing exhibits of a wide variety of media such as paintings, pottery, fiber... more info  map

  • Fireman's Museum 252-636-4087
    408 Hancock Street, New Bern, NC 28562
    Learn about the development of the 19th century New Bern Fire Department at this museum that features an extensive collection of early fire fighting equipment, as well... more info  map

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Croatan National Forest 252-638-5628
    141 East Fisher Avenue, New Bern, NC 28562
    A site of one of the battles fought in New Bern during the Civil War, this national forest features 159,000 acres of hardwood forest, longleaf pine, and pocosin and... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Union Point Park 252-636-4816
    210 East Front Street, New Bern, NCLocated at the Foot of the Trent River Bridge
    Where Neuse River and Trent River meet. Perfect place for a picnic by the water. more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • New Bern Tours 252-637-7316
    333 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560
    Explore downtown New Bern and learn about three centuries of history during this 90 minute trolley tour. They also offer charter services, as well as services for... more info  map

  • Scenic River Tours 252-728-7827
    Bern Grand Marina, Dock F
    Step aboard and cruise calm inland waters on a comfortable, stable catamaran. US Coast Guard licensed and inspected for 49 passengers. Enjoy natures beauty on a 2-hour... more info  map


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