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Cute downtown area for a walk.

Stopped on the way to the Outer Banks... Was a quaint place to get out and stretch your legs... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
North Carolina
Neat Little Town

Great bed and breakfast. Little town with lots of History. We stayed at The Inn On Bath Creek It... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Dianne H
Vacaville, California
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Known as the "First Town, First Port" of North Carolina, Historic Bath will be celebrating it's 310th anniversary in 2015/16. You may purchase tickets to take a guided tour through two historic homes, the Palmer-Marsh House (1751) and Bonner House...more
207 Carteret St, Bath, NC 27808-9416
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All reviews visitor center walking tour marsh house north carolina great place black beard nc history van der the outer banks get away short film beautiful waterfront couple of hours rich history self guided episcopal church day trip
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Stopped on the way to the Outer Banks... Was a quaint place to get out and stretch your legs. Worth the stop as it wouldn't take hours out of your day to do so.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thetackleboxnc
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Great bed and breakfast. Little town with lots of History. We stayed at The Inn On Bath Creek It was amazing.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dianne H
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Small, but wonderfully restored by the State of North Carolina New location for the visitor's center in the old high school. That was so lovely, clean and new, and filled Thomas Episcopal Church and the Van Der Veer House was open and we enjoyed walking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ourgrandpasattic
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Bath is a very small, quite community. There is a walking tour out of the visitor's center to some of the historic houses. The Inn on Bath Creek is a very nice B&B right in town. There are a couple of restaurants and a Dollar...More

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank ncskierguy
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit! Worthwhile, beautiful place. Well maintained, visitor center helpful. The houses were restored nicely As originally were.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 14 May 2018

North Carolina's oldest incorporated town is steeped in history and pirate lore. Do yourself and your family a favor and take a little time from your busy life and spend a couple of hours walking the quiet history laden tree lined streets of Bath. You'll...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank dougparsons
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We purchased a tour ticket that included 2 homes built in the 18th and 19th century NC. There was a short film at the Visitor center worth viewing. Also, for the next few weeks is display on the pirate Blackbeard. It is 300 years since...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank TravelOmaV
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We've owned a house in the Township of Bath NC since 1972. A lot of people have come from Raleigh with grand ideas to fix Bath.. And every time the locals have stood their ground on these "nutty Yankee ideas"... Being there's nothing wrong with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
6  Thank johnnyquest111
Reviewed 6 February 2018

In the middle of the 17th century, settlers from the Virginia tidewater began trickling into the northeastern corner of what was to become North Carolina, making the Albemarle region the first part of the province to be settled. It is not surprising, therefore, that the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank D2958ZXgarym
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Bath recently for a wedding, and had a chance to explore the Bath community. It's a very beautiful waterfront location, very quiet and relaxing. Everyone there is very friendly, and waves and speak to you on the street. It's a very walkable...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank mlowder500
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Kathryn B
15 September 2018|
Response from dougparsons | Reviewed this property |
Major flooding there
Patrick D
25 July 2017|
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Response from heynavysailor | Reviewed this property |
The closest Amtrak stations are in Rocky Mount and Wilson, both are about an hour and a half drive away from Bath (I believe Rocky Mount is the easier drive). There is the Bath Motel and Marina and the Inn on Bath Creek (a... More
28 April 2017|
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Response from 526chep | Reviewed this property |
I did not see a visitor center. there is not much to the town. maybe 3 historical buildings I saw. the church was very nice. there was a private place dedicated to pirates that was closed when I was there.