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Dates: 1/3/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: New Bern, NC
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Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 110108 2018/Y1140
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10/6/5 km - 1A
Description: M-F 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-4pm. Also Sun 10am-2pm) (Call ahead to confirm hours) Memorial Day to Labor Day. Closed major holidays and Sunday Labor Day to Memorial Day. Youth under age 18 may walk free with credit. Walk through history in N Carolina's 2nd oldest town, settled in 1710. View several of the more than 150 historic landmarks as the route goes through historic neighborhoods; along the waterfront at the convergence of the Neuse and Trent rivers; past Tryon Palace, Capitol building and home of the Colonial Governor of NC (admission charge to enter); and through a Cemetery. Enjoy an eclectic mix of shops and eateries and the "birthplace of Pepsi" as you stroll through the old downtown. Heritage Tour brochure at Start has detailed points of interest along the walk.
Amenities: Strollers: Easy | Wheelchairs: Easy | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Alternative Capitals, Boardwalks, Food For Thought, Honoring Our Flag, Ice Cream Parlors, National Register of Historic Places, Points of Reference, Walking America's Ports of Call, Water Towers
Start Times:
Location: Craven County Convention and Visitor's Bureau
Start Point / Driving Directions: 252-637-9400. Tourist Info 1-800-437-5767, 203 S Front (Inside Riverfront Convention Center). I-95 or Raleigh: take US 70 E to New Bern. Exit on US 17/Bus 70 left to E Front. Right on E Front 2
blocks to S Front. Right on S Front. Morehead City and beaches: Take US 70 W to New Bern. Exit right on BUS 70 to S Front (1st street left after bridge) left on S Front. After turn to S Front. VC and Convention Center immediately to left. Free parking in Convention Center lots. GPS: N35deg 06.27', W77deg 02.18'
Please be advised that due to damaged by hurricane, the start point has been closed and has moved to The History Center: 529 S Front Street, New Bern NC, 28562 for up to 6 months (May 2019) Hours are Tuesday-Friday 9-5 and Saturday 10-4. Closed Sundays -Mondays
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: PPSF
Host Club: Winston Wanderers
Contact: C. Gately (407) 353-3510
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