Fun Things To Do In New Bern, NC

Fun Things To Do In New Bern, NC

Visiting a new city offers many opportunities to explore and learn something new. There are many places to go in New Bern, North Carolina, when you want to have fun with your family and friends. Stay at New Bern KOA Holiday while you visit all the local attractions.

Best Things to Do in New Bern

Whether you stay close to our New Bern KOA Campground or travel farther away, there are many exciting and fun places to see and experience in the New Bern area. Some places you could visit during your trip include:

1. Union Point Park

Relax while walking along the Neuse River waterfront or watching boats pass by when you visit Union Point Park. The park encompasses six acres and offers plenty of space for you and your family or friends to spread out and lounge. You could have a picnic, stroll along the boardwalk, listen to live music and more.

2. North Carolina History Center

If you want a family-friendly museum to discover, consider visiting the North Carolina History Center. Your trip can be fun and educational as you learn about the local area's rich history. The center has exhibits, informative films, interactive programs, artifacts and more for your enjoyment.

3. New Bern Civil War Battlefield Park

History lovers will love visiting the New Bern Civil War Battlefield Park. The land was a battleground during the American Civil War in 1862. You can walk where Union and Confederate soldiers once walked. There is a visitor's center, interpretive trail and more. If you want an informative park tour, sign up for one of the guided tour programs.

4. Island Creek Trail

Nature lovers and avid hikers can enjoy hiking the 3 to 4-mile trail for an immersive experience. The Island Creek Trail is perfect for hikers of all skill levels. As you walk the path, enjoy the breathtaking views of cypress trees, lush greenery and babbling brooks. You could also bike or walk your dog.

5. Downtown New Bern 

If you enjoy walking around small towns, window shopping and sightseeing, take a trip to Downtown New Bern. You can discover unique boutiques, restaurants, gardens and more. Downtown New Bern is the perfect place for campers who like to stay busy but at a bit of a slower pace.

Enjoy Fun Activities in New Bern While Staying at New Bern KOA Holiday

The next time you plan a vacation to North Carolina, consider staying at New Bern KOA Holiday. New Bern has many unique attractions and parks that campers and locals love.

Begin planning your next camping trip by reserving a campsite at New Bern KOA Holiday today!

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