- 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.
Carter-Finley Stadium is the home of the NC State Wolfpack football team. This location, which has a maximum capacity of 57,583, has also hosted concerts from bands like Pink Floyd and Muse and a soccer exhibition matches.
The J.S. Dorton Arena features a popular flea market that is open during the weekends at this fairground venue. The large size means that many vendors can be present and protected from the outside weather with the building's climate control features.
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Historic Yates Mill County Park is a 174 acre wildlife refuge and an environmental research center where visitors can learn history and view educational exhibits. The park features opportunities for hiking, picnicking and limited fishing.
A nationally acclaimed garden, the J.C Raulston Arboretum is located at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. The garden has been notably listed in the top ten of the '50 most stunning University gardens and arboretums' in the U.S.
Featuring Dolby Digital audio in all five auditoriums, Mission Valley Cinemas is a local movie theater specializing in showing the latest major Hollywood films. The theater is popular among students from the nearby NC State University campus.