Want to make the most of your visit to Kinston?
Check out these other great local leisure activities, restaurants, and nightlife:


  • Kinston Community Council for the Arts – Browse works from local artists at the Kinston Arts Council’s galleries. Open Tues-Sat.  400 N. Queen St.
  • Art 105– Specializing in beautiful art pieces from all across North Carolina. Open Tues-Sat. 105 W. Blount St.
  • Barnet Park Disc Golf – Enjoy a great mix of wooded and open holes on one of the highest rated courses in North Carolina. 100 Sand Clay Rd.
  • Ironclad Axe Throwing – Kinston’s premiere axe throwing experience, features dedicated lanes and an axe throwing coach to teach you how to throw an axe while playing games. 115 W. North St.
  • CSS Neuse Museum – Learn more about Kinston’s role in the Civil War and to see the remnants of this famous ironclad gunboat. Open Tues-Sat, 9am-5pm. 100 N. Queen St.
  • CSS Neuse II – A full-scale replica of the legendary Confederate ironclad gunboat. Open Saturday 10am-4pm
  • Neuseway Nature Park – Experience the majesty of the Neuse River. Enjoy the 52-seat planetarium, wildlife exhibits, nature trails, campground and FREE canoe and kayak check-out. 401 W. Caswell St.

Dining & Nightlife

  • Sugar Hill Pizzeria – New York style pizza by the slice along with appetizers, desserts, subs, wings and whole pizzas. 221 N. Herritage St.  |  252.686.8800  |
  • Queen Street Deli – Serving up delicious sandwiches, soups, cookies and cakes. 117 S. Queen St.  |  252.527.1900  |
  • Chef & The Farmer – Contemporary American restaurant specializing in ingredients sourced from local farmers. Featured on the PBS series A Chef’s Life. 120 W. Gordon St.  |  252.208.2433  |
  • The Laughing Owl – Asian fusion restaurant with a wide variety of Asian and American dishes. 108A W. North St.  |  252.208.2663  |
  • Jay’s 108 – A delicious blend of burgers and sushi brought to you by Jay Shin’s restaurant group. 108B W. North St.  |  252.999.8228  |
  • The Office – A local live music venue and nightclub.  220 N. Herritage St.  |


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