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New Bern Travel Guide

Famous for being the birthplace of Pepsi, there is even more to New Bern than meets the eye. This vibrant city in North Carolina has a lot of history and this can be experienced at battlefield sites, museums and by viewing the history buildings. After all, it is the second oldest town in the state. Visitors will also love the shopping opportunities in New Bern, with memorable boutiques, antique stores and vintage shops.

Things to Do in New Bern

To learn more about New Bern’s history, head to Tryon Palace and the North Carolina History Center. Visitors can learn all about how North Carolina became a state and see where important governors would have gathered. In addition, there is the New Bern Civil War Battlefield Park where visitors can stand at the site of the Battle of New Bern 1862. There is a visitor’s center and battle trails to follow. Of course, vacationers can also visit the Birthplace of Pepsi and where this drink was originally created and there is a museum to explore.

Best Time to Visit New Bern

The best time to visit New Bern is during the spring and fall months when prices are cheaper.

Price and Availability Index in New Bern

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in New Bern is in April, while the cheapest month is in January. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in New Bern is in the high season in July. New Bern has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in New Bern tends to be Wednesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in New Bern tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in New Bern

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in New Bern. The hottest month in New Bern is May, when temperatures peak at 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 14 ˚F. The wettest month in New Bern is August with 8.23 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 0.42 inches of rain.

Vacation Rentals in New Bern

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, VRBO and more at AllTheRooms.com. New Bern has 1156 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. A trip to New Bern can be affordable - our lowest price accommodation is available at $32 per night. A typical accommodation in New Bern costs on average $103 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to New Bern can pick from 194 places to stay that provide WiFi. 28 of our accommodations in include a breakfast in the price. You can keep up with your workout regime by staying at one of 22 accommodations that provide gym facilities. If you are driving to New Bern, you'll want to pick from 190 places to stay that provide parking. We have 18 places to stay that have a pool or jacuzzi.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 80 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 6 providers in New Bern, including 138 places to stay from Airbnb, 26 accommodations from Homeaway and 22 places to stay from VRBO

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