- TripBuzz found 141 things to do with kids in or near Apex, North Carolina, including 128 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Raleigh, Chapel Hill, Durham and Cary.
- From Jordan Lake to Five Star Farm, the Apex area offers 59 different types of family activities, including: Parks, Hiking Trails, Movie Theaters and Farms & Ranches.
- A suburb of Raleigh, Apex was incorporated in 1873. It has maintained a small town feel, even with its easy access to Research Triangle Park. That small town feel, along with its low crime rates, education, and other factors, helped Apex make it to #9 on CNN Money's list of the nation's top places to live.
The waterfront Apex Nature Park & Amphitheatre is a family-favorite location in the city of Apex. The park features disc golf, walking trails, picnic areas and a dog park, while the amphitheater presents free movies and concerts throughout the year.
The rail-trail of the American Tobacco Trail is ideal for people of all ages. It features cultural history and environmental programs, as well as trails for dog walkers, runners, hikers, bikers, and horseback riders.
Kelly Road Park has 25 acres or park and features a large wooden playground castle for older children, a toddler play area with smaller slides, baby swings, a baseball field, tennis courts, picnic shelter with grills and a greenway trail.
Residents of Cary, North Carolina frequently enjoy activities at the Fred G. Bond Metro Park. This large, clean park includes skateboarding facilities, a band shell, trails, a ropes course, sheltered picnic tables and a composting center.
One of only several nature preserves in North Carolina, the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is an important institution for many threatened and endangered animal and plant species. The preserve includes gorgeous hiking trails and a large visitors' information center.
Cary, North Carolina's Jump! Zone is a large indoor playground for children. It features slides, ball pits, climbing bars, inflatable bounce pads and plenty of other divertisments. Jump! Zone offers birthday packages and is a favorite destination for church youth groups, scouting troups and other kids' organiza…
Sitting on 224-acres of land, the Thomas E Brooks Park is an outdoor recreational park that includes a baseball field, soccer fields, a walking trail, and picnic shelters. The park also has a playground for children.