Visit Kinston has the well-being of all visitors and residents of Lenoir County as our highest priority.
PHASED OPENING OF BUSINESSES:
Citing numbers for the metrics measuring COVID-19, on Tuesday, October 21, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the state will remain “paused” in the current phase for three weeks. The Phase 3 extension order, will take effect on Friday, October 23, at 5 PM. The Phase 3 order will remain in effect until Friday, November 13. View details of North Carolina’s phased opening HERE. Stay ahead of the curve by reading up on opening requirements for local businesses HERE.
We have been and will continue to gather information by working with local, state, and national agencies and encourage our visitors to follow any guidance offered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local public health authorities.
LOCAL HOTELS & LODGING:
All hotels are open and ready to welcome our travelers. Check out their enhanced hotel cleaning guidelines by various brands in response to COVID-19 HERE.
MAKING DECISIONS ABOUT TRAVEL:
The U.S. Travel Association, Visit North Carolina, N.C. Restaurant & Lodging Association etc. has issued a statement offering “Make Fact-Based Decisions About Traveling.” Read more HERE.
COUNT ON ME NC:
Various businesses have completed the new COVID-19 training and are now a participating #CountOnMeNC location. As you see this logo around Lenoir County, please know that our partners have taken their already stringent disinfection safety measures the extra mile that you can count on!
Visit countonmenc.org to learn more about enhanced safety measures we’ve implemented and to take the pledge yourself. Find locally registered Count on Me NC businesses HERE.