- Our list of the best things to do in Cary, North Carolina, features the top 183 nearby activities — including 94 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Cary, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 25 things to do within the city of Cary, NC , followed by 158 popular activities in nearby cities, including Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Wake Forest, Apex, Garner, Fuquay-Varina and Pittsboro
Carolina Self Defense & Krav Maga Raleigh / Durham MoreLess Info
Krav Maga teaches the art of fighting as defense when necessary using a simple and effective method
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.
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.
Guests of the Crabtree Valley Mall will be able to shop at stores such as Abercrombie & Fitch, the Apple Store, Best Buy, Coach, Express, and Gap. Dining options at this site include classic mall staples like Dippin' Dots and Auntie Anne's Pretzels.
While there are some outdoor elements to the State Farmers Market in Raleigh, most of the vendors and events are held in climate controlled buildings for the comfort of merchandisers and shoppers. Most of the market is held in the 30,000 square foot Farmers Building.
Crowder District Park occupies 33 acres made up of old forest growth and landscaped areas. Amenities include walking trails, a pond, sand volleyball court, playing fields, three playgrounds and an amphitheater for community events.
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.
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4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 MoreLess Info
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.
Nestled on 25 acres, Kelly Road Park offers residents and guests an intimate setting for outdoor recreation. Amenities provide two age-graded playgrounds, baseball field, tennis court, picnic areas and a hiking trail along Beaver Creek.
Raleigh's Rialto Theatre is a charming, historic theater that dates back to 1942. The theater shows a variety of classic films, as well as art house and foreign films, and screens the Rocky Horror Picture Show every Friday.
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.