The charming town of New Bern, NC not only boasts picturesque views, but also many historic sites, attractions, outdoor activities, music and arts, restaurants, and unique shops.
New Bern was North Carolina’s first state capital and home of the governor’s mansion, Tryon Palace, which includes tours of the palace, historic buildings, 16 acres of beautiful gardens, as well as fun and interactive exhibits at the North Carolina History Center. New Bern is also the Birthplace of Pepsi, which was invented by pharmacist Caleb Bradham in 1898. The pharmacy is now a museum with historical facts, gifts, and an old-fashioned soda tap where guests can enjoy Pepsi floats. Visitors can also step back in time when exploring the New Bern Firemen’s Museum, as well as historical homes, churches, cemeteries, and Civil War battlefield sites when riding the New Bern [...]