Travel Blogs from New Bern
... it was really humid! The ocean was nice and warm (unlike the chilly Pacific) and Maddie kept me busy making castles and wave jumping. Up, down, up, down….it made me think of the two little ones at home, who I miss terribly.
Shawn is not a fan of the ocean, so when we gave him the low down on our day, confirming no shark sightings, jellyfish stings or sunburns he was happy. I think the worst thing that did happen was a ...
... walked the beach and played in the shallow river water. People were walking 50-100 yards out into the river and it only went waist deep. The water was very warm and golden in color due to the high iron content of the surrounding sandstone. We had a beautiful sunset and nice big campfire to cap the evening.
The next day we decided to hike one of the nearby trails. It had a neat boardwalk running through the lowland swamp. All of the trees were swelled ...
... shells where the birds drop shells here to break them open hence the shark teeth being in here.I found 8 and Brian found 3, they are all small teeth but really cool. It is nearing the end of our family vacation. We had a great time and would love to stay at the beach forever but are ready to come home. It has been such a busy fun filled, educational, and historic vacation. We will need a vacation from our ...
... as I really prefer Coke. At 11:00 I caught the Trolley Tour of Historical New Bern. The guide was full of information and condensed 300 years of architectural and city history into ninety minutes. Beautiful houses - 80 on the historic register. Beautiful churches. Historical cemetery. Central part of town has ...
... side of the Neuse River. To get here I had to cross a network of bridges. I suspect this whole Coastal area is connected by any number of bridges as well as ferries. I'll find out tomorrow. Still 75 degrees here at 11:00. I'm not complaining as the area I drove through this morning was hit with heavy thunderstorms, flooding, straight line winds this evening. Looks like we escaped it for ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking