7 days in Emerald, New Bern & Beaufort Itinerary

7 days in Emerald, New Bern & Beaufort Itinerary

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7 days in Emerald, New Bern & Beaufort Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh, United States
Fly:  33​h
1
Emerald, Australia
— 1 night
Fly:  37​h
2
New Bern, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Beaufort, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Pittsburgh, United States

1
night
Emerald, Australia

Emerald ©
Emerald has massive rainfall and floods every year, but it's also a place where you can drink local wine while you peruse a display of locally mined gemstones in the town's quiet center.
On the 1st (Tue), browse the different shops at The Plaza @ Emerald and then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanic Gardens.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Emerald trip planner .

Pittsburgh, USA to Emerald is an approximately 33-hour flight. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Emerald, you'll lose 15 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Pittsburgh, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Emerald, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Bern.

Things to do in Emerald

Parks Shopping
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Botanic Gardens ©
Botanic Gardens
The Plaza @ Emerald ©
The Plaza @ Emerald

1
night
New Bern, United States

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stroll around Creekside Park, view the masterpieces at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, then stop by Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, and finally steep yourself in history at North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read New Bern road trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Emerald to New Bern. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Emerald in October, expect New Bern to be a bit cooler, temps between 77°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in New Bern

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola ©
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola

2
nights
Beaufort, United States

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a town in and the county seat of Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Rachel Carson Reserve, look for gifts at The Fudge Factory, then see the interesting displays at North Carolina Maritime Museum, and finally get a new perspective on things with Island Express Ferry Service. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Macon State Park, and then don't miss a visit to Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Beaufort trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from New Bern to Beaufort in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Beaufort are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Beaufort

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Macon State Park, North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
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Island Express Ferry Service ©
Island Express Ferry Service
Fort Macon State Park ©
Fort Macon State Park
North Carolina Maritime Museum ©
North Carolina Maritime Museum

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