Set a few miles inland along the banks of the Neuse and Trent Rivers, New Bern, North Carolina is a great location to discover in this unique region of the country. Begin your explorations with deals on New Bern vacation packages that get you here while saving you money.
Fans of the beach scene will definitely want to check out flights to New Bern. It's a short drive to Cape Lookout National Seashore and the Outer Banks, so a New Bern car rental is a good idea. You can easily spend a day on the sand and return for the evening. When in town, be sure to check out the North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace for interesting insights into the region's history. The New Bern Fireman's Museum can also be an interesting stop. The New Bern Civic Theater features quality local productions, while the farmers market offers tasty local produce. Don't pass up the chance to try some of the local canoeing and kayaking opportunities, either.
Kick off the fall months with the Carolina Chamber Music Festival, then follow that up with Oktoberfest in late September. Take the unique opportunity to visit kitchens in historic buildings during the Kitchens of New Bern Tour, also in late September. Reserve bundles on New Bern all-inclusive vacations for late October and catch New Bern Mum Fest, one of the biggest events of the year. You can also think about spending the holidays in New Bern to see the Christmas Coastal Flotilla, a brilliant display of decorated boats. When spring rolls around, take the kids to the Festival of Fun in April.
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