- 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.
As a renovated 1940s theater, The Cary Downtown Theater offers visitors a 7,000 square foot venue to watch a variety of professional and amateur theatrical performances. Throughout the year, visitors can attend dance recitals, comedy, film showings, and more.
Cary Towne Centre is a shopping mall with vendors that include Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Bath & Body Works, Express, and Gymboree. The location's dining options include Chick-fil-A, Bistro Thai, Dave and Buster's, and The Cookie Store.
Herb Young Community Center provides opportunities for patrons to engage in their community through fitness classes, recreation activities, camps, athletic programs and other events. The community center is also available for rent for private events.
Featuring a large indoor pool with designated lap swim areas as well as general swim areas, the Triangle Aquatic Center, or TAC, offers a wide variety of programs, ranging from swimming lessons to fitness clinics.
AMF South Hills Lanes is a bowling alley and indoor amusement complex. It offers open bowling, league and tournament play, and a variety of arcade and table games. A snack bar offers nachos, pizza, and other refreshments.
Family owned and operated, Phillips Farms of Cary offers several programs that are ideal for kids. This includes seasonal activities like strawberry picking, corn mazes, a haunted farm and Christmas tree shopping.
A movie theater featuring an IMAX auditorium, Regal Crossroads Stadium 20 & IMAX displays first-run feature films using digital projection. The theater offers mobile and self-service ticketing, reserved seating and a concession area with food and drinks.