Month: June 2011

Oriental Croakerfest and Dragon Boat Festival Coming In July

We’re gearing up for some summer fun here at River Neuse Suites, with two fun-filled festivals. First, on July 1st and 2nd, Oriental will hold its annual Croakerfest. This year’s theme is “Christmas Croaker” which is guaranteed to bring out

Unusual Fun Things To Do In Oriental

Among the more unusual fun activities you’ll find when staying at our hotel is available at Offshore Rafting, a local tour business. Owner and operator Captain Will Flannery departs Oriental and takes families, small groups and couples on ecology tours–

Where’s Oriental, NC? And How The Heck Do You Pronounce “Neuse?”

If you’re from somewhere else (we’re a very small town, so who isn’t?), you may never have heard of Oriental. And you may not have a clue about how to pronounce “Neuse.” That’s Neuse, as in Neuse River, where Oriental

Visit Coastal North Carolina in Oriental’s Newest Hotel

Those unusually high temperatures that have smothered the eastern US are leaving the Oriental area. It’s back to sunny skies and seasonal temperatures that are perfect for travel and the outdoors. In fact, today’s 10-day forecast predicts wonderful weather– with

Welcome To River Neuse Suites — An Oriental NC Hotel

Thanks for reading our first blog post!  We hope you’ll come back often, as we write about our little village on the Neuse River in North Carolina. This past weekend was an eventful one, as we hosted a wedding reception