- Our list of the best things to do in New Bern, North Carolina, features the top 29 nearby activities — including 10 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- New Bern, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Tours, Water Activities, Outdoor Places, and Entertainment & Shows.
- The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of New Bern, NC , followed by 5 popular activities in nearby cities, including Havelock
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91% 592 votes
529 South Front Street, New Bern, NC 28562 MoreLess Info
Tyrone Palace is the first seat of North Carolina's government. The palace offers historical reenactments spread across seven buildings, three galleries, visitors can enjoy 16 acres of gardens, and take guided tours.
99% 137 votes
107 Marina Drive, New Bern, NC 28560 MoreLess Info
People can get on board a 12-passenger luxury van for tours to downtown New Bern, Oriental, Beaufort, and the North Carolina Aquarium or they can take a ride on a 43-foot sailing boat on the Neuse River. Palm Coast Tours operate both.
90% 58 votes
333 Middle Street, New Bern, NC 28560 MoreLess Info
Step back in time at New Bern Tours & Convention - Day Tours in New Bern, North Carolina. The company operates a range of tours given aboard its charming refurbished streetcars. Wedding rentals are also available.
88% 64 votes
101 Craven St., New Bern, NC MoreLess Info
Patrons of TugBoat Cruises of New Bern, NC explore this fascinating area aboard small, canopied tug boats. Passenger space is very limited, and reservations are highly recommended. Customized itineraries are available at no extra charge.
100% 38 votes
104 Marina Drive, New Bern, NC 28560 MoreLess Info
Offering guided sailing on the Neuse River, On The Wind Sailing Cruises features tours approximately 1.5 hours around the river. Patrons can also live on board a ship during a longer term cruise up to a week long.
95% 21 votes
511 Broad Street, New Bern, NC 28560 MoreLess Info
With New Bern Historical Society - Battlefield Tour, visitors can walk through a swampland and forest area to learn about a memorable battle from the Civil War. The tour is self-guided, with interpretative markers indicating where the fighting took place.
94% 82 votes
408 Hancock St., New Bern, NC MoreLess Info
New Bern, North Carolina, is home to the first chartered fire company in the state of North Carolina. At the museum, visitors can learn about the Great Fire of 1922, the history of the local fire departments, and fire safety.
61% 572 votes
256 Middle Street, New Bern, NC MoreLess Info
Visitors to the Birthplace of Pepsi can learn more about the history of this company by viewing the history, having a drink at the soda fountain, and shopping at the gift store. The store often has special events.
100% 16 votes
323 Pollock Street, New Bern, NC 28560 MoreLess Info
With art from both local and nationally recognized artists, New Bern Artworks features a large variety of different art mediums. Visitors can see and purchase sculptures, jewelry, paintings, photographs, pottery, and more.
70% 33 votes
235 Craven St, New Bern, NC MoreLess Info
Fright fanatics love the Ghosts of New Bern Tour, a guided walk highlighting the parts of Bern with high levels of paranormal activity. Tours commence after sunset and are available from March through Halloween.