23 June

Fun Times for Family Time

2022-06-23T15:26:01-04:00June 23rd, 2022|Blog, Uncategorized|

New Bern has so much to see and do for all ages. Whether you want to take in some salt air, learn more about history or increase the laughter ratio, it is a done deal close by! Here are three recommendations of activities over the course of the weekend of July 15-17 for the entire family to enjoy. Family Time #1 - Friday Fort Macon State Park is a short drive from New Bern. This time together requires a car ride for 36 miles; perhaps you play “I spy” on the way! The journey takes you to Fort

26 May

Make It a Beach Day, Any Day

2021-05-26T16:21:29-04:00May 26th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

With summer officially upon us (not looking at the summer solstice, but rather the time of year), it is time to officially head to the beach! I recommend three beach day trips to the Crystal Coast, all under an hour from New Bern. Atlantic Beach in the morning. Day Trip #1 – Atlantic Beach You’ve read in this blog series before how much fun you will have at Atlantic Beach, only 36 miles away. The upper part of the Southern Outer Banks boasts great views of, you guessed it, the Atlantic Ocean. I love taking a quick drive

7 June

Life’s a Beach, Part II

2018-06-07T18:57:54-04:00June 7th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

Part Two, Atlantic Beach Now that summer has begun (even though the official date is June 21), I plan to spend more and more time at the beach, basking in the sun along the sandy shores while reading a good book. In last month's post, I focused on the spectacular food choices in Morehead City and Atlantic Beach. This month, it's all about the spectacular shoreline of North Carolina. On my next visit to the New Bern area, I once again found myself making the short drive to Atlantic Beach. The water tower says it all. The beach has

14 May

Life’s a Beach

2018-05-14T20:08:32-04:00May 14th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|

You basically have a water view from anywhere in Morehead City. Part One, Food With a long holiday weekend less than two weeks away, I started thinking about the ideal place to enjoy the official kick-off to summer. While spending time in New Bern is simply exquisite, one of the wonderful things about living in or visiting New Bern is the proximity to other places without a long drive. One such place is Morehead City, just 36 miles from New Bern. I had visited this splendid quaint town about a year ago, and I knew it would be on

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