Visitor Resources

Welcome, y’all! True to Edenton’s renowned southern hospitality, we’re here to make your visit as warm and delightful as possible. Whether you’re a first-timer or a returning friend, the resources below are here to make your journey through our historic town seamless and memorable!

General Visitor Information

Chowan County Tourism Development Authority*
Edenton-Chowan Chamber of Commerce*
Historic Edenton State Historic Site*
Penelope Barker House Welcome Center*

Public Restrooms

Edenton Town Harbor*
Historic Edenton State Historic Site*
Penelope Barker House Welcome Center*

Emergency Services Phone Numbers

Hospital, 252-482-8451
Police, 252-482-5144


Edenton Bay Trading Company (for customers), 407 S. Broad St.
Edenton Coffee House (for customers), 302 S. Broad St.
Edenton Town Harbor*
McDonalds (for customers), 310 Virginia Rd.
Shepard-Pruden Library (time limit), 106 West Water Street
The Venue on West Water Street (for customers), 113 West Water Street

Transient Boat Slips, Canoe and Kayak Rentals

Edenton Town Harbor*
Complimentary Two-Night Boating Slips on Edenton Bay

Town and County Websites

Taxi Service

Yolanda Vann
Sample fares:
From town to Food Lion: $5 one way; $10 round trip
From Edenton to the Norfolk Airport: $100 one-way
Also available through the Uber app, but call first so she can turn on the app
Also late night service; for example, when Governor’s Pub closes at 2 am

Both the Edenton Harbor (252) 482-2832  and the Northeastern Regional Airport (252) 482-4664 have courtesy taxi rides for visitors coming by boat or plane. 

Air Transportation

Northeastern Regional Airport – KEDE – located in Edenton, NC

Site Tours

Start at: Historic Edenton State Historic Site*

For more info:  252-482-2637

Guided Trolley Tours

Start at: Penelope Barker House Welcome Center*

More Info and photos of trolley

Guided Boat Tours

Edenton Bay Cruises aboard the LIBER-TEA
Edenton Town Dock

Thursday – Monday (April – October)
11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30
Weather permitting

More info and photos at the Edenton Bay Cruises website

*The following directory includes complete contact details of the locations mentioned above:

Chowan County Tourism Development Authority
101 West Water Street
Mon-Thurs, 9-5 and Fri 9-3

Edenton-Chowan Chamber of Commerce
101 West Water Street
Mon-Thurs, 9-5 and Fri 9-3

Edenton Town Harbor, Colonial Park
506 South Broad Street
Mon-Sun, 9-5 (with extended hours during events)

Historic Edenton State Historic Site
108 N Broad Street
Tues-Sat, 9-5

Penelope Barker House Welcome Center
505 S Broad Street
Open Daily 10-5