- 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.
75% 12 votes
105 West Spring St, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 MoreLess Info
The actual mineral spring that runs through Fuquay Mineral Spring Park was first discovered in 1858. The park itself features a restored Springhouse, brick pathway, picnic tables, footbridge, and landscaped grounds.
Pullen Park is the first public park in the United States, the fifth oldest operating park in the United States, and the 16th oldest in the world. Visitors can ride a 1911 carousel, kiddie boats, and the miniature train, swim at the aquatic center, and visit the arts center.
North Carolina State University is a public research university that is part of the Research Triangle with Duke University and the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. The institution's athletic programs play in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
88% 8 votes
301 Wagstaff Rd, Fuquay-Varina, NC MoreLess Info
The Carrol Howard Johnson Environmental Park is a 28-acre park with a focus on education. The park serves to educate those who visit on the natural wildlife of the Fuquay-Varina area with its wooded paths, various plant species and natural bridges.
In addition to consignment and brokered boat sales, Jordan Lake Water Sports provides captained pontoon boat tours, boat and equipment rentals, and boat storage with valet launch services. The company even has stand-up paddle board yoga classes.
82% 22 votes
840 The Preserve Trail, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 MoreLess Info
Nationally recognized and rated as a top golf course, The Preserve at Jordan Lake is beautifully designed with rolling hills, winding fairways and two-tiered greens. This club is also home to a pro-shop and full-service dining facility.
Umstead State Park offers biking, boating, fishing, camping, cycling, fishing, hiking, and picnicking opportunities on it 5,579 acres. At the Exhibit Hall, visitors can learn about the area's history through the photographs of Carl Mydans.