Shop Small movements have been gaining traction over the years and not just around the holidays. Shopping local has become a large movement by consumers to spend their hard-earned money in better ways, and in the process, they are also helping their community and neighbors. A cause we can definitely get behind, that’s why we’re throwing our support and wallets behind these local businesses that we love.

Carolina Moon Bakery – located in Hertford and offering up artisan breads, cakes and pastries that delight visitors of all ages. From croissants to pizzas and everything in between, Carolina Moon Bakery is serving up savory and sweet treats for every taste bud and desire!

Perquimans Arts League – exhibits and sells the work of several artists from the surrounding area in their gallery in Hertford. In addition to painting and photography, visitors will find a variety of hand-crafted jewelry and pottery, glass items, and wood carvings, as well as books by local authors. Be sure to visit their website for events and exhibits. This non-profit organization is run with the help of volunteers, and also offers classes and workshops.

Woodard’s Pharmacy – this quintessential small-town pharmacy takes you back in time with hand squeezed drinks and double dip ice cream. The vintage drug store offers up good times and Carolina treats.

Carolina Moon Theater Group – is a non-profit community theater located in Hertford, with a vision is to promote performing arts and to add to the cultural lives of those in our and surrounding communities. The theater is designed to allow newcomers the opportunity to learn about and participate in local theater; while also challenging more experienced veterans to hone their skills, explore and learn other aspects of theater production, and mentor others with less experience. The goal of the theater group is to provide opportunities in a small professional theater setting, while also providing first-class theater at reasonable prices.

Hertford Mercantile – a gift shop and specialty store offering up seasonal delights and gifts for the whole family.

Hertford Bay Tap House – enjoy their 21 taps of craft beer and cider, domestics, a variety of wines and live music or karaoke.

Even with its small-town culture, Hertford offers a world of amenities and attractions, come discover for yourself by booking your visit today! Guests enjoy a 3-day/2-night stay with access to world-class golf, fitness facilities and other one-of-a-kind amenities offered at Albemarle Plantation. And be sure to click here to view current listings in Albemarle Plantation, and begin your life on the water.