Kinston’s deep-rooted tobacco, mercantile, and farming history has emerged into a resurgence featuring farm-fresh, award-winning dining, a vibrant arts scene, and music that touches the soul and lifts the spirit. Arts Neighborhoods, the African American Music Trail, a Music Park, Civil War Trails, Battlefields, gunboats, and riverwalk create adventures at every turn. America’s game is in full swing when the Down East Wood Ducks Minor League Baseball team is in town. Our way of life entices visitors to come and break bread, enjoy libation and recollect a simpler time. We invite you to bring your family or business to the Kinston area and experience for yourself the charm and beauty of Kinston. After a trip to the area, you’ll want to join the local businesses and families who already call the area home.
Come and get a taste of the exploding culinary world which is held in high regard by many. Kinston was recently named the Number 5 Food Town in America by the Southern Living Readers.
Offering a slew of one-of-kind events, Kinston/Lenoir County can satisfy you and your family's entertainment desires. From minor-league baseball to unique festivals, unearthing a new experience.
Boasting an extensive and tradition-laden history, Kinston's roots extend as far back as 1762. Tour a multitude of Civil War sites or take in Kinston's extensive variety of museums.
Kinston can fill your accommodation needs with style and amenity. From luxury boutiques to trendy one-of-a-kind hotels, Kinston has distinctive accommodations to relax in sophistication and unwind in comfort all set within walking distance of downtown.