Back in the Spring, we explored the coast of North Carolina, particularly New Bern, the 2nd town in North Carolina. Around New Bern, we visited several areas within a short driving distance: Atlantic Beach, Bath, Beaufort, and Pine Knoll Shores. New Bern was the 2nd town in North Carolina and the original State Capitol of North Carolina, after Governor Tryon chose this location for his mansion. Bath, the 1st NC Town, is only an hour away.
New Bern means New Bear, so all over town, artists have designed and decorated several different bears to decorate the streets of the town. This is also part of the 2010 Celebration that commemorates 300 years since New Bern was founded.
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