Welcome to Elizabeth City, North Carolina!
Welcome to Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Here, on the banks of the Pasquotank River, you can walk in the footsteps of 400 years of history. Revel in the discovery of art. Go boating or paddle in your kayak on the water. Outdoors, indoors, shopping, dining, fun — it’s all here in the Harbor of Hospitality.® Plus, you can take easy side trips to the bustling community of Hampton Roads and the famous beaches of the Outer Banks, so why are you waiting? You’ve found what you’re looking for in Elizabeth City.
The City of Elizabeth City is centrally located in northeastern North Carolina, midway between New York and Florida and between Hampton Roads to the north and the Outer Banks to the east. The city is on the Pasquotank River and is an attractive stop for boaters on the Albemarle Sound and the Intracoastal Waterway.
The Elizabeth City area offers a variety of visitor experiences from water sports and beaches, to biking, paddling, pedaling, and birding. There are great places to eat, wonderful museums, and attractions for the whole family. It is also a wonderful place to stay and relax while seeing the whole region during day trips. Within easy driving distance are North Carolina’s Outer Banks, Virginia Beach, historic Edenton, exciting Busch Gardens, and 18th-century Williamsburg.
For travel information and suggested itineraries, call the Elizabeth City Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at 1-866-ECity-4U (1-866-324-8948) or (252) 335-5330 or go to www.DiscoverElizabethCity.com .