A Few of Our Favorite Things

Salons & Personal Services:

  • Advanced Attractions: Alli-Dee Lewis or Amy Edmundson
    • 204 Craven Street, New Bern
    • 252-638-6191
    • Great Highlights, Low lights, and Cuts!
  • Hot Locks: Sanna, Sam or Fidel
    • New Bern
    • 252-633-3254
  • Neapolitan Salon: Brianne Wempen
    • 805 Arendell St., Morehead City
    • 252-222-3366
  • Blush: Hair & Make Up
    • 4119A Arendell St., Morehead City
    • 252-269-0139
  • Blaydz & Rayz
    • Havelock
    • 252-447-4446
  • Tips 2 Toes: Nail Salon
    • 2065 Glenburnie Road, New Bern
    • 252-635-6245
  • Amazing Nails & Facials
  • Dun’Artie Salon & Day Spa

 Fitness Facilities:

  • Twin Rivers YMCA
  • Sports Center
    • 701 N. 35th St., Morehead City
    • 252-726-7070
  • Devil Dog Gym
    • Cherry Point
  • CrossFit Burn

 Medical Providers:

  • Optometry:
    • Carteret Vision Center: Dr. Taylor
      • 5053 Executive Drive, Morehead City
      • 252-247-4661
    • New Bern Family Eye Care
      • 2805 Village Way, New Bern NC 28562
      • 252-633-0016
  • Dental Care:
    • John Davis DDS
      • Havelock
      • 252-447-3405
    • Dr. Rankin, Orthodontist
      • New Bern
      • 252-636-1900
    • Anderson & Slack Family Dentistry
      • 720 W. Corbett Ave, Swansboro
      • 910-326-3611
    • N. Kimmy Seymore III DDS
      • 2815 Village Way, New Bern
      • 252-633-4444
    • Coastal Pediatric Dentistry
      • 700 McCarthy Blvd, New Bern
      • 252-633-0424
    • Stonebridge Dental Associates: Dr. Coates
      • 92 Stonebridge Trail, Havelock
      • 252-447-3100
    • Gibbs Dentistry
      • 901 Pine Tree Dr., New Bern NC 28562
      • 252-633-5544
  • Physicians:
    • Coastal Children’s Clinic
      • Office’s in Havelock & New Bern
      • 252-447-8100 / 252-633-2900
    • Eastern Carolina Women’s Center
      • Havelock & New Bern Locations
      • 252-633-3942
    • Soundside Healthcare: Dr. William Rawls
      • 3106 Arendell St., Morehead City
      • 252-808-2500
    • Carolina East Internal Medicine
      • Berne Square, New Bern
      • 252-638-4023
    • Carolina East Pediatrics
      • Berne Square, New Bern
      • 252-636-1919
  • Chiropractors:
    • Sklar Chiropractic: Dr. Curtis Sklar
      • 3303 Bridges St. Suite G, Morehead, City
      • 252-247-2261
    • Thornton Chiropractic (Dr. Amy Gatlin)
      • 2404 Dr. M L Kin Jr Blvd, New Bern NC 28562
      • 252-638-8121

Professional Services:

Car Care Services:

  • Family Tire
    • Locations in New Bern & Morehead City
    • 252-636-9996 / 252-240-2555
  • Platinum Car Detailing
    • 160 W. Main Street, Havelock
    • 252-665-0751
  • Baldrees Tires
    • 103 Catawba Road, Havelock
    • 252-444-3600
  • Beachview II
    • Arendell St., Morehead City
    • 252-726-0237

Pet Care:

  • Jill’s Pet Gallery
  • Beach Paws
    • 5209 Narron Business Dr, Morehead City
    • 252-726-0077
  • PetDocks Veterinary Hospital
    • 5307 U.S. Hwy 70, Morehead City
    • 252-240-3885
  • Craven Animal Hospital
    • 1003 US 70 E, New Bern
    • 252-637-4541
  • Paws and Affection Grooming
    • 304 US Hwy 70 W, Havelock
    • 252-444-1470

Child Care Providers:

Photographers:

Restaurants:

New Bern:

Beaufort:

  • Beaufort Grocery
    • 117 Queens St
    • 252-728-3899

Havelock:

  • WINGS at Miller’s Landing (On Base)
  • Cups and Cones – just down from the CP main gate; family friendly and spacious for gatherings.

 Morehead City:

  • Circa 81- Tapas & Cocktaileria
  • City Kitchen
    • 105 South 11th St.
    • 252-648-8141

Swansboro:

For the Children

  • Snap Dragon:  FANTASTIC toy store in downtown New Bern.  214 Middle St. in New Bern, 252-514-6770.
  • Teacher’s Pet: (MHC) GREAT teaching tools for parents and teachers. Unique toys & gifts. GREAT staff (& inexpensive laminating—helpful with squadron projects!) 2410 Arendell St., 252-240-2515
  • Children’s Consignment – Next Best Thing
  • Accidental Artist Accidental Artist – (great place to paint pottery with or without the kids. Ladies night is Thursday night, studio fee is 1/2 off and they stay open late. Perfect night for a wives meeting)
    219 Craven Street, New Bern, NC 28560
  • EFMP Playground on base, same side of the road as the CDC Buildings, but closer to the housing. A fully-fenced playground that accommodates children with special needs, and is great fun for all small children. (walking – 6yo)
  • Fort Totten, Wooden playground near hospital off of 17. Best before 2pm.
  • Playground in downtown Morehead
  • Feed the Ducks on Front St. in New Bern, at Union Point Park.
  • Day at the Farm in Cove City/New Bern
  • Storytime at library in New Bern and the  library on base (when it resumes)
  • Havelock Playground across from the police station in Havelock
  • Dance classes & KinderMusik at Down East Dance
  • Gymnastics classes at Crystal Coast Gymnastics in Morehead City
  • Toddler classes- New Bern Gymnastics, Green Bear Fitness
  • Creekside Park off Old Airport Road, but bring an umbrella for shade and plenty to drink in the summer.

Fun Things to Do

  • Air Show in May
  • Fishing on base or on a charter boat
  • Lake Road Winery: (Newport) More than Muscadine! Check out their website at lakeroadwinery.com for hours, phone number, and wines. Mitchell Smith is the winemaker and a local character…$5 wine tastings that are WELL worth it for the vintage and the stories!
  • Garners Farms is great place to get fresh and local produce
  • Nelson’s Blueberry Farm – (great place to take the kids and pick blueberries) 211 Blueberry Lane Bridgeton, NC 28519 252-637-2180
  • Ghost Walk in New Bern
  • Fort Macon
  • Boat-building workshops and other workshops in Beaufort
  • Beaufort Maritime Museum
  • Berry picking out towards Greenville or Vanceboro
  • Firemen’s Museum
  • Pepsi Shop
  • 3 Bears Popcorn (candy shop)
  • Bear Plaza (or find all of the bears)
  • Civil War Battlefield at Taberna
  • Flanner’s Beach
  • Atlantic Beach
  • Beach at Emerald Isle (Rts 58 and 24)
  • Stand-up outfitters
  • Horseback riding in Cove City
  • Ballroom dancing on Pollock St., New Bern
  • Hiking trails in Newport and Pollocksville
  • Painting class at Bear Hands Art Factory
  • Shooting range in Newport or on base
  • Live music at Christoph’s at the New Bern Hilton
  • Jet ski rental in Emerald Isle
  • Aquarium in Pine Knoll Shores
  • Mac Daddy’s in Pine Knoll Shores
  • Live music during the summer in Morehead City park
  • All of the festivals: chocolate, seafood, pig-cookin, mumfest, strawberry, wine, etc.
  • All of the expos: women’s, business, home & garden, holiday home & gift, etc.
  • ECU football game
  • Marlins baseball game
  • Havelock High School (Rams) football game
  • Beaufort historical double-decker bus tour
  • Ferry out to Shackleford Island
  • Sailboat
  • Tryon Palace
  • Daytrip/Weekend trip to Oriental
  • Fishing trip
  • Scuba diving with Divin’ Dawgs or other dive shop