Search entire site
Highlights you might like:
Ride a record-breaking roller coaster, visit the Wild West or beat the heat in a wave pool.
Whether you’re whitewater rafting, fishing, swimming or sailing, our waters add excitement to any trip.
Step to the tee among stunning mountains, rolling hills or beautiful beaches in North Carolina.
This area honors the Cherokee Indians’ journey with art exhibits, museums, outdoor drama and festivals.
Tour a decorated battleship, enjoy shopping and nightlife, and surf or relax at area beaches.
The Triad cities and their neighboring towns are rich in history and culture.
Navigation - Things to Do Signature Attractions Arts & Entertainment Eat & Drink History & Heritage Kids & Family Outdoor Resorts & Spas Sports & GolfTrip IdeasCities & Regions Mountains Piedmont CoastEventsPlaces to StayTravel DealsVideos
Plan your getaway around a signature event or find out what’s happening during your visit. From quick weekend trips to longer stays, you might watch a hammer throw competition at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, sample sounds where they were born at the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival, go for the top prize in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, or enjoy seasonal events like July 4th celebrations and Christmas light displays.
Filter events by date, category, region or keyword.
Please try to broaden your search criteria
Share this page:
See something wrong?
Tell us about it.
Whether you visit for the day or stay overnight, you’ll find plentiful sights and activities to appeal to a variety of ages and diverse interests.
Browse related places and events.
Sanford (9.42 mile)
August 1 - 2
Relive Revolutionary War skirmish between Col. Philip Alston's Patriot militia and the Loyalists of Col. David Fanning.
Carthage (16.97 mile)
July 5 , August 2
1st Sunday of each month from May through December. Noon until 4pm.
Robbins (18.88 mile)
July 30 -
Wagon Train Festival, parade of 600+ horses, crafts, entertainment and more. Thursday 6:30 pm to 10 pm, Gospel Music at Robbin’s depot. Friday 6 pm-1 am, downtown street dance. Saturday 8 am-midnight.
See more upcoming events.
Pittsboro (2.86 mile)
Sports arena in Goldston offering food and entertainment, too.
Pittsboro (4.73 mile)
American, Southern / Home Cooking
Pittsboro (7.66 mile)
A good mix of healthy and indulgent sandwiches and more.
See more places to eat.
Sanford (8.80 mile)
Hotels & Motels
Conveniently located near Devil’s Ridge Motocross, Central Carolina Community College and a wide variety of businesses. We're a short drive to Fort Bragg/Fayetteville and Pinehurst/Southern Pines.
Sanford (9.51 mile)
Located on Highway 421 North.
Sanford (9.62 mile)
Conveniently located off of US-421. Our friendly 24-hour front desk staff is here to help make us your hotel of choice. Start your day right with our free continental breakfast.
See more places to stay.
Write reviews of North Carolina hotels on
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
Featured Travel Partner
Request your Travel Guide
Download or order FREE guides and maps
Subscribe to our E-Newsletters
Get the latest news, events and travel deals
Join us for travel tidbits, giveaways and more
Explore unique spots across North Carolina