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Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
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New Bern area
The New Bern-Craven County Convention & Visitors Center offers a plentiful supply of area brochures to help you plan your visit.
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Step back in time to enjoy the holidays the old-fashioned way. Take a ride on Scrooge’s Christmas Tour Trolley through historic Downtown Salisbury,…
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New Bern (15.42 mile)
November 29 -
Beary Merry Christmas in New Bern begins on Friday, November 29 with “Light Up the Season,” an annual family event to welcome Santa...
Beaufort (18.99 mile)
This self-paced walking tour provides glimpses into some of the most beautiful private homes, Inns, bed & breakfast Inns in Beaufort. Ride atop an English double-decker bus with carolers.
Morehead City (16.65 mile)
More than 40 talented crafters will be on hand for this indoor craft fair. This is a great event to find that perfect Christmas gift!
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Arapahoe (7.95 mile)
Seafood, Southern / Home Cooking
Gary’s DownEast is the place to find fresh seafood and oysters in Pamlico County. The casual atmosphere is a favorite spot for both locals and visi...
Morehead City (13.16 mile)
Thai food served buffet-style, lunch hours only. Legendary crab cakes by Mrs. Cullpepper. Take-out is routine.
Lunch and dinner, daily.
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Havelock (1.54 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Hampton Inn features 60 rooms including cable TV, HBO, pay-per-view movies, Nintendo, coffee makers, hair dryer, complimentary wireless high-speed Internet and daily complimentary breakfast.
Havelock (1.59 mile)
The Holiday Inn Express Havelock boasts 95 single, double, suite and executive suite rooms. Each room is equipped with a microwave, refridgerator, ...
Havelock (1.61 mile)
Comfort Inn offers 58 rooms with Cable TV, a complimentary breakfast and swimming pool.
A Presidential and Executive Suite are also available, wi...
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