- TripBuzz found 25 things to do with kids in or near New Bern, North Carolina, including 4 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Havelock.
- From Neuse River Recreation to City of New Bern Aquatic Center, the New Bern area offers 51 different types of family activities, including: Historic Sites, Walking Trails, Movie Theaters and History Museums.
- The charming city of New Bern is the second-oldest European-American colonial town in the state of North Carolina. Residents and visitors enjoy the areas rich heritage and frequent the local museums and building tours. Other points of interest include its appearance in literature, having been the picturesque setting of Nicholas Sparks' The Notebook.
Featuring four outdoor pools, West Water Park Inc has family oriented attractions such as water slides, swing ropes, and beach volleyball. The park has a roped off area for babies and parents in a 2 ft. deep pool.
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8201 Emerald Drive, Suite 7A, Emerald Isle, NC MoreLess Info
For those who want to get out on the water, Emerald Isle Adventures provides ample opportunities to enjoy fishing and boating on Emerald Isle. In addition to boat rentals, families can also take portraits on the beach.
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1572 Hammock Beach Road, Swansboro, NC 28584 MoreLess Info
For a nearly private and relaxing beachfront experience, visitors can take a ferry to Hammock's Beach State Park. There are warm natural tide pools, sand dunes, and overnight camping is allowed by special permit.
Located on the southern Outer Banks, the newly renovated Emerald Plantation Cinemas screens first-run films in a setting with a home-town atmosphere. The theater boasts Dolby 5.1 sound, digital screenings and upgraded seating for comfort.
Visitors looking for a bottom fishing or trolling experience on the scenic Crystal Coast can sign up for half or full day excursions through Reel Life Adventures. Bait and tackle, ice, coolers, and trip photos are all provided.
Featuring a friendly staff and an ice cream shop, Emerald Forest Golf is a mini golf course for individuals of all ages. In addition to being well maintained, it features challenges that even experienced mini golfers will enjoy.
The Bogue Inlet Fishing Pier offers pier based fishing for all ages and relaxing views for visitors. A rental package for those without fishing equipment and free parking is available; no salt-water license needed. Daily, 3-day, and season passes are available.
Down East Guide Service has guided fishing trips to Pamlico Sound, Neuse River, Roanoke River, Cape Lookout, Crystal Coast, Costa Rica, Argentina, and Belize. All guides with this company have been guides for at least eight years.
At the Hot Wax Surf Shop, visitors can take surfing lessons, rent gear, and book kayaking and paddleboarding trips. Surf camps are also available for those who want to learn from friendly and experienced teachers.