Edenton’s Holiday Traditions

Edenton’s Holiday Traditions As the holiday season approaches, many of us are looking for unique ways to celebrate and create lasting memories with loved ones.  And, while big cities often steal the spotlight during this time of year, there’s something truly magical about celebrating the holidays in a small town.  Edenton, North Carolina, is one […]

Why We Are Thankful to Live in Edenton

Why We Are Thankful to Live in Edenton Happy Thanksgiving! During this time of year in Edenton, the leaves are beautiful, the weather has cooled, and the sun is still shining.  Shops are gearing up for the holiday season, and Edenton is trimmed in festive lights and decorations. It’s the perfect time of year to […]

Edenton Itineraries for Every Visitor

Edenton Itineraries for Every Visitor If you’re thinking about visiting or relocating to Edenton, we’ve got a range of interesting itineraries that can help you discover “The South’s Prettiest Small Town” on the Albemarle Sound! We’ve got an itinerary for every type of visitor. Here are our Top Three: #1. The Nature Lovers Itinerary Are […]

The 250th Anniversary of the Edenton Tea Party

The 250th Anniversary of the Edenton Tea Party From the Battle of Bunker Hill to the Boston Tea Party, American history is rife with tales of rebellion and the patriotic fight for colonial independence.  In 1774, one such tale was documented in the Virginia Gazette, and the Morning Chronicle and London Advertiser.  This daring story […]

Enjoy a Beautiful Fall Day in Edenton!

October is a beautiful time of year in Edenton. In fact, it’s one of the perfect times to plan a trip to “the South’s prettiest small town” and experience a beautiful fall day in Edenton! If you’ve never stayed in Edenton, you’ll find a variety of comfortable and affordable accommodations here.  From our luxurious B&Bs […]

Tractor Wheels & Pig Squeals at the Chowan County Regional Fair

Tractor Wheels & Pig Squeals at the Chowan County Regional Fair The excitement is building throughout Edenton as we gear up for “Tractor Wheels & Pig Squeals” at our 77th annual county fair! If you’re looking for a fun-filled event that captures the essence of small-town America, look no further than the Chowan County Regional […]

Edenton, NC: A Revolutionary War Gem Worth Exploring

Edenton, NC: A Revolutionary War Gem Worth Exploring When it comes to delving into the history of the United States, the Revolutionary War holds a special place. The events that unfolded during this monumental period helped to lay the foundation of the nation we know today.  While well-known sites like Boston, Philadelphia, and Yorktown often […]

1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse

During the month of August, we’re celebrating Edenton’s 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse! If you’ve ever visited Edenton or seen pictures of our beautiful waterfront, then you recognize our iconic lighthouse.  Its prominent location by the waterfront makes it a central part of town gatherings, such as our 4th of July fireworks celebration, and an important […]

Sailing on the Sound

One of the primary attractions of Edenton is its waterfront location on the beautiful Albemarle Sound. During Edenton’s colonial days, the Sound played an important role in shaping Edenton as a destination seaport for trade and travel. Because of its strategic waterfront location, Edenton also became a critical part of the maritime Underground Railroad, helping […]

Sounds of Summer

There’s a new waterfront music festival coming to Edenton this summer, and we don’t want you to miss it! Committed to highlighting the beauty and historic significance of the region, Visit Edenton, the county’s Tourism Development Authority, is proud to announce their upcoming waterfront event, Sounds of Summer, slated for Saturday, July 22, from 2:00 […]