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Edenton is an exciting, vibrant, and endlessly interesting place to visit. Discover what is new in Edenton!


Edenton Museum Trail

So, it’s a bright sunny day. You’ve just finished lunch at 309 Bistro. And, you’ve stopped into Blount’s Mutual Drug for dessert and maybe a drink, getting a hand-dipped ice cream cone or fresh-squeezed orange-aid.

What will you do this afternoon?

You could lazily stroll down Broad St., taking in the shops.

You could Take the Edenton Trolley tour.

Or, you could book an Edenton Bay Cruise.

But, for a change of pace, you could take the self-guided Edenton Museum Tour around Edenton’s historic downtown.

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5 reasons to schedule your Outer Banks Vacation in Edenton

The Outer Banks has become one of the top destinations on the east coast for a vacation.

Especially over the past few years, with COVID impacting vacations, visitorship has exploded because a family could stay relatively isolated, traveling between the beach and a vacation home.

But, did you know that more and more people are choosing to stay in Edenton for their beach vacation?

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Rocky Hock Campground

There are a lot of great places to stay in Edenton, including B&Bs, hotels, and even our soon-to-reopen revamped boat slips.

But, don’t overlook one of the most popular places for people to stay in Edenton, Rocky Hock Campground.

Located a 10-minute drive from downtown Edenton, Rocky Hock Campground is the go-to place for hundreds of RV travelers, campers, and outdoor enthusiasts who come to Edenton.

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Edenton Bay Cruises

Every spring, a familiar site returns to Edenton Bay.

Once again, we can see the Liber-Tea, under the command of Captain Mark Thesier, out on the Albemarle Sound, telling the maritime history of Edenton as he tours up and down the coastline.

As long as the weather permits, Captain Mark takes tourists, visitors, and even residents out for a unique tour of Edenton, focusing on our extensive maritime history.

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Places you want to eat on your Visit to Chowan County

One of the best things about exploring a new place is exploring the food scene.

When you first sit down, there’s the excitement of hearing the specials or seeing the menu for the first time.

Then, there’s the difficulty of picking something to try.

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Maritime Traveling

How do you plan on visiting Edenton this year?

Like many, you probably expect to drive here or potentially fly into one of the airports around Edenton.

But, I’d like to suggest a different option.

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Four things you might not know about the Barker House

The Penelope Barker House is one of the most iconic buildings in Edenton.

This gorgeous and picturesque building sits right at the edge of Edenton’s Albemarle Sound and is essentially the center of the tourism industry in Edenton.

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Harriet Jacobs

Harriet Jacobs is an iconic woman.

There are a lot of stories about perseverance and overcoming adversity.

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Cupola House

Today, Edenton is a land of stunning colonial architecture, impeccably preserved historical sites, and fascinating history that draws people from all over the country.

Academics and tourists alike come to Edenton because of the carefully preserved history.

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day.

We just started the new year, but Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that sneaks up on you.

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Countdown to Christmas 

The countdown to Christmas has begun!

Last Saturday, we kicked off the Christmas season in Edenton with the first-ever Kick-off to Christmas.

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Christmas 2021 Preview

2021 has been a fantastic year in Edenton, and we’ve set record after record for new visitors coming to Edenton.

But we aren’t done yet!

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Inner Banks Inn

How many towns can boast about having the best accommodations in the world?

When you think of “world-class” places, you think of Paris, New York, LA, or Vail, CO.

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Edenton’s #1 Hotel

If you’ve ever traveled, you know that not all hotels are the same.

Some have cookie-cutter rooms with hard beds, forgettable decorations, and generic accommodations.

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Where To Stay In Edenton

Edenton, NC, is a charming town full of history, mystery, and surprises. But, if you are going to visit, you must figure out where you will stay. No matter how you travel, Edenton has an option that fits your lifestyle.

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5 Essential Places To Visit In Edenton

Edenton might be a small town, but it is packed with important and interesting places to visit.

People are always asking us about what places they should visit when they stop by. Today I’ll tell you.

Here are the top five most essential places to visit when you come to Edenton (in no particular order):

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