Destination guide

Historic New Bern will entice you

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in New Bern. Renowned for its shopping, riverfront and gardens, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around New Bern

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes New Bern a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Road Winery (20.9 mi / 33.7 km)
  • Silver Creek Golf Club (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)
  • Star Hill Golf Club (28.2 mi / 45.4 km)
  • Brandywine Bay Country Club (28.6 mi / 46 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in New Bern

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in New Bern. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Croatan National Forest (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Goose Creek State Park (26.6 mi / 42.9 km)

How to get to and around New Bern

Fly into New Bern, NC (EWN-Craven Regional), the closest airport, located 2.3 mi (3.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Jacksonville, NC (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis), which is 37.2 mi (59.9 km) away.

Where to stay around New Bern?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 63 holiday lettings near New Bern. From 32 Houses to 13 Cottages, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near New Bern for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to New Bern?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in New Bern. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pepsi Museum: 62 holiday lettings
  • New Bern Civic Theatre: 62 holiday lettings
  • B'nai Sholem Temple: 62 holiday lettings
  • New Bern Firemen's Museum: 60 holiday lettings
  • Tryon Palace: 60 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around New Bern listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in New Bern?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 32 Houses in New Bern. Our other popular types of New Bern holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 8 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in New Bern?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in New Bern. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.