Things to Do
Events and Attractions
As longtime residents of Eastern North Carolina, the team at Shuttle Me Transportation Service knows the place like the back of our hands. We can take you to the different events and attractions in the area, especially in New Bern, NC. Take a look at the list below and find something fun to do with your friends or family!
If you live in, or are only visiting, there are all kinds of things to do in the Greater New Bern area!
Visitors are attracted to New Bern’s southern charm, small town feel, combined with the beautiful scenery, and abundance of things to do. If you’re looking for something to do, you’ll find all kinds of fun events and attractions throughout the year!
A city rich in arts, history, and outdoor recreation, New Bern is a great place to live! It’s a safe, suburban community with a population close to 50,000 residents with diverse social backgrounds. Residents range from home grown New Bernians, transplants seeking a slower pace of life, and snowbirds escaping from the cold weather. Military members and their families homestead in New Bern because of its close proximity to Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point and Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejuene.
Visit one of 20+ parks & 3 recreation centers maintained by New Bern Parks & Recreation (639-2901) and Craven County Recreation & Parks (636-6606). Play disc golf at Glenburnie Park (639-2901), go bowling or play laser tag at the Strike Zone (637-6033), roller skate at Rollerland (633-3804), or check out the Bear Towne Escape Room (919-288-4764).
Visit the New Bern/Craven County Library for free Wifi, computer classes, bingo, book contests, artist of the month receptions, reading programs, DVD/movie rentals, story hours, etc. (638-7800).
Watch a movie at Neuse Blvd Cinema (633-2438) or Bear Town Cinema 6 (638-1820).
Relieve stress at A Hopeful Balance (633-1788); Bern Pilates (514-4430); Courts Plus Fitness Center (633-2221); CrossFitBurn (781-727-9390); Gold’s Gym (634-9499); Green Bear Fitness (670-6881); Gym 24/7 (675-0213); Holy Yoga New Bern (636-2628); Planet Fitness (631-5085); Smash Studios and Fitness (670-3115); Snap Fitness 24/7 (636-9627); Sound Fitness (639-2582); Sugoi Submissions Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (361-446-5639) and Rivertowne Ballroom (637-2003).
Sign up for many activities at the Twin Rivers YMCA (638-8799). Our local YMCA has all kinds of activities and events throughout the year for adults and children alike.
Take a self-guided walking tour or: The Aerie Bed and Breakfast’s “Model A Ford” Tours (636-5553); Bear Foot Kayaks (229-4846); Bolero Sailing Charters, 300 E. Front St., 670-5879; New Bern River Tours (876-7232); Pedi-Bear Tours (649-3839); Scenic Airplane Ride by Tradewind Aviation (636-0716); Tugboat of New Bern Cruises (919-306-5712); and Trolley Tour (637-7316). Call New Bern Tours for more options (637-7316).
For detailed information about Arts, History, Outdoor Life and much more, visit NewBernNow.com.