If you’re looking for adventure, you’ll find it near Arlington Place. Surround yourself with fun places to explore and fun events, all year round. Whether you crave an active day of exploring or a sunset cruise to your favorite waterfront restaurant, we’ve got you covered.
When you visit Oriental, NC you’ll be amazed by all the fun things to do. Check out local music in a historic setting at the Old Theater or visit the History Museum and learn about Oriental’s cultural heritage. Hire a guide and explore the fishing opportunities around the Neuse River and Pamlico Sound.
Bring your bike and pedal out into the country side to enjoy some of the best cycling roads in Eastern North Carolina. Photographers will find numerous places to capture their best images and water babies will love the seemingly endless opportunities for paddling adventures. No matter your interests, you’ll find something fun to do when you visit Oriental.
With more than 300 years of history, New Bern was the first capital of North Carolina, and it's the second oldest town in the state. New Bern is now a popular vacation and festival destination, located where the Trent and Neuse rivers meet.
New Bern offers many opportunities for fun, adventure, food and exploration. It's also widely known as the birthplace of Pepsi Cola. Visitors flock to New Bern to experience a variety of cultural, educational and historical attractions, including museums, beautiful gardens and an extensive calendar of events and festivals. And those lucky enough to live here get to enjoy all of this just outside their door.
Small-town charm meets coastal flavor at Minnesott Beach, home of Arlington Place. Located on the beautiful Neuse River, you'll discover nature, fun and character at Minnesott Beach. From here, you can take a convenient ferry to points of interest up and down the Crystal Coast and the Inner Banks-there's just so many cool places to explore.
Minnesott Beach is located at the site of an old Indian settlement, thought to be one of the largest Indian trading centers in the South Atlantic states. In fact, the name “Minnesott” originated from an old Indian word meaning “land of the sky-tinted waters.” Today Minnesott Beach is a golfing and sailing community featuring an 18-hole golf course, marina and other amenities.
Like the wild horses that roam here, let your imagination run free along North Carolina's Crystal Coast, where beaches, nature and history all wait to be explored. This unspoiled stretch of the Southern Outer Banks offers world-class fishing, scuba diving and the spectacular North Carolina aquarium.
Enjoy peace, tranquility and the natural wonders of the shore throughout the beautiful and historic region, from Emerald Isle and Atlantic Beach to Morehead City and Beaufort. And of course, shopping, dining, historic lighthouses and colorful festivals can be enjoyed here all yearlong.