New Bern is a quaint town nestled on the North Carolina coast, fronting the picturesque Trent and Neuse Rivers. It is the second-oldest colonial town and was once voted as one of the ten most beautiful and charming small towns in North Carolina. It is a place where the winding rivers and its history lure in anyone who is looking for historic, cultural and social activities.
The 300-year old city is surrounded with historical markers and exudes an unmistakable old-world charm. The city is filled with historic districts, landmarks, museums and architecture. One of the most prominent buildings is Tryon Palace, which is considered to be the grandest public building in the colonies. It is indeed a living masterpiece, which serves as a testament to New Bern’s history, tradition and community.
Walking around the streets of the historically rich, riverfront downtown area is an experience in itself. There are endless opportunities to learn and fall in love with North Carolina’s first capital. Union Point Park is the perfect place to spend your evening taking in the panoramic riverfront views under the gorgeous gazebo! Enjoy shopping at quaint boutiques, wine and dine at delicious restaurants, observe art at the galleries, and more! This area is always filled with riverfront attractions, like the Mum Festival every Fall, and lively entertainment. Click here to find out the events occurring in New Bern this month.
New Bern also offers an abundant of opportunities to go outside and enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities. In addition to the rivers surrounding the city, there are also beautiful creeks and lakes, which offer ample opportunities to go boating and fishing. There are also miles of natural terrain to explore. The Croatan National Forest is perfect for camping, biking or hiking on trails, or you can just take it slow and stroll by Lawson Creek Park. Paddle boarding is popular in the area as well as kayaking, which both can be done at Lawson Creek Park and Creekside Park. In addition, Creekside Park is home to softball and baseball fields, tennis courts, soccer fields, beach volleyball courts, a playground, and a picnic area.
As scenic as the town of New Bern can be, its most beautiful attraction remains to be the people and its community. The Southeastern charm of the people of New Bern is what prompts visitors to stay and settle down in the area.
New Bern is home to beautiful communities with first class amenities, such as Taberna and the Taberna Country Club. A number of golf course communities can be found in the area with world renowned courses, such as Greenbrier’s The Emerald and Carolina Colours Golf Club. It is a desirable place for families and retirees to comfortably and harmoniously live. New Bern’s real estate offers a diverse and varying selection of properties, which will fit nearly any budget. Take a look at the different communities in New Bern and choose from our selection of available and for sale properties. Good luck and we hope you fall in love with this beautiful city!
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