Discover a selection of 212 vacation rentals in New Bern, NC that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $65 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in New Bern. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Delight in the riverside landscape of New Bern

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in New Bern. Renowned for its shopping, riverfront and gardens, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around New Bern

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes New Bern a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Havelock Tourist & Event Center (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Silver Creek Golf Club (25.8 mi / 41.4 km)
  • MacDaddy's Entertainment Center (28.9 mi / 46.5 km)
  • Isaac Taylor Garden (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Bennett Vineyards (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Lake Road Winery (20.8 mi / 33.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in New Bern

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, New Bern is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Croatan National Forest (13.5 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Union Point Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Isaac Taylor Garden (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Pine Cliffs Recreation Area - Neusiok Trail (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Plum Creek (24.9 mi / 40.1 km)
  • Goose Creek State Park (26.8 mi / 43.1 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around New Bern

Fly into Albert J. Ellis Airport (OAJ), the closest airport, located 37.1 mi (59.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into New Bern, NC (EWN-Coastal Carolina Regional), which is 2.2 mi (3.5 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to New Bern Station.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near New Bern?

Whatever your getaway needs, you'll find a rental property in or around New Bern that's a perfect match. These are some of our top picks:

  • "Water Front - Neuse River Access" is a hit with guests. Around 6 miles from New Bern, it has 3 bedrooms and loads of useful amenities, including a stereo and a water view.
  • "Charming, Warm And Tranquil Historic Downtown New Bern Home" also promises an awesome stay, offering 3 bedrooms, spa and beauty services, coffee and tea making facilities and more. It's around 0.1 miles from New Bern.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect New Bern vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near New Bern?

We all need to take a break every so often. If you're itching to spend a couple of leisurely mornings lingering in your PJs with a good book, we've got some amazing weekend getaways in and around New Bern. Check out two of our favorites:

  • "Tiny House Downtown New Bern" is perfect for a few days of enjoyment and rest. It comes with useful amenities, such as towels and high-speed internet services, and is located 0.1 miles to the southeast of New Bern.
  • Otherwise, create memories with your favorite people at "Just In The Moment' Quaint Cottage Near Historic New Bern", which is around 1 mile to the northeast of New Bern. Take advantage of a porch, an iron and ironing board and more here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around New Bern?

If you're hunting down a simple but stylish stay, you can't beat a studio apartment. These compact properties exude charm and are often situated in the middle of town. Take a look at the following options in or near New Bern:

  • After a day filled with urban exploration, enjoy total comfort and privacy at "Tiny House Downtown New Bern". Cable/satellite TV services and air conditioning are among the handy amenities you'll find here.
  • Another great choice is "The Cottage On Hancock - Entire Historic Cottage". Don't be fooled by its modest size — this cozy apartment is filled with handy amenities like games, off-street parking options and lots more.

Can I find short term rentals in or near New Bern?

From funky studio apartments to large vacation homes, Vrbo has your whirlwind escape sorted. Here are two of our popular picks in and around New Bern:

  • For a fantastic few nights away, it's hard to go past "Historic Thomas Mclin House Downtown". It's near the center of New Bern, in addition to plenty of things to see and do.
  • Alternatively, spend a couple of relaxing nights at "The Omaggio #1 Walkable To Historc Downtown 3bedroom 2bath". This centrally located property makes exploring the local sights easy.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near New Bern?

Forget roses and chocolates. Sometimes all you need is to get away for a weekend, just you and your boo. At Vrbo, we've got romantic getaways in and around New Bern that would make even old Cupid envious. Here are a few that'll sweep you off your feet:

  • Around 6 miles from New Bern, "Water Front - Neuse River Access" is the perfect place for doting lovebirds. A swimming pool and a dining table are some of the many amenities here.
  • "Charming, Warm And Tranquil Historic Downtown New Bern Home" is another retreat that's bound to impress. It's about 0.1 miles from New Bern and has a nearby bay and winery tours.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in or near New Bern?

Share your stay and multiply the fun. Whether you're organizing an action-packed getaway with buddies for a family get-together, there's no shortage of large group vacation rentals in and near New Bern:

  • Providing comfort, space and privacy, you'll get your guests' stamp of approval at "A Little Piece Of Heaven In Your Own Backyard". Up to 12 people can be accommodated at this escape which has 4 bedrooms, a garden and a firepit. This group favorite is around 1 mile to the north of New Bern.
  • Nothing takes priority over being together with loved ones, and "Neuse River House - 7 Night Disc. Of 50" makes it easy to do that. Located around 4 miles to the southeast of New Bern, as many as 12 people can stay in this vacation rental which has 4 bedrooms. A nearby waterfront and a garden are among the many amenities on offer here.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near New Bern?

Nothing says fun and frivolity like a pool. Blow up your unicorn floatie and browse these houses in or near New Bern that come with this vacation essential:

  • Pack your swimming gear and take a break at "Tiny House Downtown New Bern". There are plenty of other convenient amenities here, including pet-friendly facilities and a stereo.
  • Spend lazy days splashing about or finding some peaceful moments beside the water at "Historic Thomas Mclin House Downtown". This vacation home is another top choice and comes with childrens activities, a dining table and more.

Curious what the weather is like in New Bern? It has a humid subtropical climate, with average temperatures in summer ranging from 70 ºF to 90 ºF. If you're seeking more inspiration on places to stay in this amazing destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire selection of New Bern vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near New Bern?

You love your family dearly, but that doesn't mean you should all have to cram together like sardines during your vacation. Play it safe and book a large family vacation rental in or around New Bern where you can stretch out and relax:

  • With space enough for up to 7 guests spread over 3 bedrooms, "Charming, Warm And Tranquil Historic Downtown New Bern Home" is always popular with larger families. It features coffee and tea making facilities and childrens activities and is located around 0.1 miles south of New Bern.
  • Another comfy family retreat is "A Little Piece Of Heaven In Your Own Backyard". Around 1 mile north of New Bern, it comes with 4 bedrooms, room for up to 12 guests, outdoor furniture and a nearby bay.

Can I find family cabin rentals in or near New Bern?

Get away from it all and treat the people you love to a different kind of vacation. Stay in one of these family cabins in or near New Bern and get the camping experience — minus the tents and with all the creature comforts!

  • "New Family - Friendly Cabin ~ 5 Mi To Dtwn New Bern" - Around 2 miles northeast of central New Bern, this family-friendly retreat offers amenities like towels and a TV.
  • "The Sanderling Tiny Cabin Water Access" - Rally the troops and spend a few days or longer at this inviting stay, which is around 3 miles to the south of New Bern. You'll have access to on-site watersports, free toiletries and a great deal more.

For more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the New Bern vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near New Bern?

Absolutely. There are plenty of one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near New Bern. If you don't need a lot of space, one of these properties might be just the thing:

  • Reserve "Tiny House Downtown New Bern" for a couple of nights. This one-bedroom property comes with a kitchen and games and is nice and close to the action of downtown.
  • "The Cottage On Hancock - Entire Historic Cottage" is another comfy one-bedroom escape also a short distance from the center. When you're not out exploring the area, take advantage of a nearby waterfront and a kitchen.