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Where History & Southern Hospitality Intersect

Nestled along the shores of the Albemarle Sound and Edenton Bay, is an architectural masterpiece boasting hundreds of 18th century homes.
The charming waterfront town offers an abundance of historical landmarks,
local delicacies, and rich cultural experiences. North Carolina’s beautifully preserved first Colonial capital was also home to the first political action by women in our country’s history. Today, we celebrate our past, look forward to the future, and welcome people from all over the world to what has been named 
the prettiest small town in the South.

First time visiting?

Priding ourselves on southern hospitality, we are eager to host and welcome guests into our community. Whether you’re headed to the Inner Banks for a girls weekend, romantic getaway or historic venture, get the most out of your visit using our thoughtful itineraries.

Visit Edenton, North Carolina

Welcome to an architectural masterpiece, where historical landmarks trace beautiful waterfronts. 

As the First Colonial Capital of North Carolina, the historic 18th-century architecture of Edenton features some of the state’s oldest homes and churches, as well as the oldest operating Colonial Courthouse in America. 

Our inviting atmosphere is fit with friendly faces and a celebration for every occasion. Experience the warm welcome of Edenton at one of our charming bed & breakfasts, vacation rentals, or full-service hotels for
a coastal getaway that feels like home.

Edenton Waterfront Homes

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With over 300 years of history, Edenton’s legacy lives on through each and every person who visits our town. We invite you to treasure the precious moments and memories from your stay and connect with us on social media to celebrate what makes Edenton so special.