Sail into the South’s Prettiest Town. Newly constructed breakwater, boat slips with electric hookup, and restroom and shower facility. Enjoy the 2-night complimentary stay. Wi-Fi available at the park. We welcome your visit to our Downtown Harbor. At the Colonial Edenton Downtown Harbor you can dock your power or sail boat for a few hours or up to seven days while you visit and enjoy our town. The Harbor has within walking distance many historical homes, restaurants and shops. For more information about Edenton Harbor please visit our webpage, call us at 252-482-2832 or send an email to edenton.harbor@edenton.nc.gov.


Sailing Amenities


History, Beauty and Charm
The residents of this first colonial capital of North Carolina love sharing with visitors its rich history, scenic beauty, and exceptional architecture. Edenton is home to three National Historic Landmarks, one of which is the state’s oldest courthouse, built in 1767 and still in use. Recently recognized by Forbes.com as one of America’s Prettiest Towns, Edenton continues to show her age with pride.

History seeps from every nook and cranny of Edenton. Outstanding historic 18th century architecture includes some of the state’s oldest homes and churches; the 1767 courthouse, considered the most intact in America; a site along the Maritime Underground Railroad, and even an historic baseball field.


Never a Dull Moment
Today, you will find a vibrant downtown with unique shops, eateries, and a variety of other businesses. An active calendar of events covers outdoor recreation, including sailing, paddling, biking and baseball. Cultural events and seasonal festivals are plentiful and more picturesque set against the remarkable backdrop of this historic town and its lovely waterfront vista. If you are a golfer, we have you covered there too.

Art galleries and music are just some of the cultural attractions of Edenton, NC. Our library is a wonderful place to sit quietly in comfortable chairs to read or use the wi-fi.To find out more about the many activities in Edenton, please visit our website.


Something For Every Palate
In Edenton, North Carolina, you can enjoy a good meal at one of our locally owned restaurants or grab a quick bite at a fast-food spot. From seafood, steaks, chicken, subs, pizza, Asian, Mexican, cafes and coffee shops, there’s something sure top please everyone. To learn more about where to eat in Edenton, please visit our website.