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Kayaking Adventures in Elizabeth City


Welcome to the Harbor of Hospitality®

Whether you’re looking for a carefree weekend getaway or a fun little spot that’s part of an extended itinerary, Elizabeth City is the place to be. Located on the Pasquotank River, the city was incorporated in 1793, but our beginnings date to 1663 when the Lords Proprietors of Carolina laid out the Albemarle area with Pasquotank County right in the center. Today, our “Harbor of Hospitality” plays host to an inviting waterfront, vibrant downtown, excellent places to shop and dine, historic homes, a thriving arts community and one of the U.S. Coast Guard’s busiest bases.

Upcoming Events

August 26, 2016
Beach Music Bash: featuring The Tams
The Tams are one of America”s all time favorite recording acts. World renown for [...]
August 27, 2016
Downtown Waterfront Market
HANDMADE art and crafts, farmers, growers, bakers, jams, jellies, hot sauces, pe [...]
August 28, 2016
Back 2 School Bash & Food Drive
This event, presented in-part by WRVS-FM 89.9, Champion Kutz Barber Shop and the [...]