Why Choose Our Destination?
Welcome to Craven County, North Carolina. Our major cities of New Bern and Havelock anchor the ideal vacation spot for sun seekers and history buffs alike. Two beautiful rivers meet in New Bern, where you’ll find Tryon Palace, spectacular gardens, historic homes, quaint shops, cozy restaurants and lively entertainment frame downtown streets. Further south, you can enjoy MCAS Cherry Point and the 157,000 acre Croatian National Forest, nationally recognized for its trails and recreation opportunities. Craven County takes pride in hosting successful meetings. Amidst a beautiful setting of Historic New Bern and Havelock, North Carolina, we offer first-class facilities combined with outstanding group services.
Distance from Airport
- Coastal Carolina Airport
3.22 km from City Center
Tryon Palace & North Carolina History Center
Havelock Tourist & Event Center Aviation Exhibit
Birthplace of Pepsi
Scenic River Cruises
New Bern Trolley Tour
Tug Boat Cruises
New Bern Riverfront Convention Center
The New Bern Riverfront Convention Center offers meeting planners a state-of-the-art meeting facility along with the charm of North Carolina's colonial capital. Every event is a special event at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center!
- Total Meeting Space3,000 sq. m