- Our list of the best things to do in Sanford, North Carolina, features the top 56 nearby activities — including 24 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Sanford, 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 15 things to do within the city of Sanford, NC , followed by 42 popular activities in nearby cities, including Southern Pines, Apex, Pittsboro, Fuquay-Varina, Pinehurst, Chapel Hill and Wilmington
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147 N Steele Street, Sanford, NC 27330 MoreLess Info
Encore School of Performing Arts Llc is a free public school that is open to students in grades 7 through 12. The school has a Student / Teacher ratio of 27 to 1 and also offers honors level courses.
The Kiwanis Family Park has a large meadow with volley ball nets, walking trail, playground, uncovered picnic area, a gazebo, and covered shelter. The shelter features a charcoal grill, electricity and water, and ten picnic tables, seating up to 100 people.
Within O.T. Sloan Park, visitors can access a disc golf course, horseshoe pits, a volleyball area, an outdoor pool that is open during the summer, two ball fields, and a children's playground. The park also offers 10 picnic tables and a shelter which can be rented.
The Carolina Tiger Rescue helps to rehabilitate animals that have often been removed by court order. Visitors can take a tour; help feed the animals including tigers, lions, leopards, cougars, caracals, servals, ocelots, bobcats, bintuwurangs, and kinkojos; or attend a behavior training demonstration.
Showcasing the work of local artists, ChathamArts Gallery displays a variety of artwork in the mediums of fiber, metal, wood, and more. The gallery holds monthly receptions where the public can meet and view an artist and their work.
Starrlight Mead is a winery that is located in central North Carolina in Pittsboro. Opened in September 2010, the honey winery showcases such mead wines as traditional off-dry mead and meads featuring sweet peach, blackberry, spiced apple and chocolate-orange flavorings.
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.
Featuring nearly 14,000 acres of water, Jordan Lake State Recreation Area provides water access for fishing, swimming and boating. The park also offers children's playgrounds, hiking trails, campgrounds, sheltered picnic areas and barbecue grills.
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280 State Park Road, Apex, NC 27502 MoreLess Info
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area features 14,000 acres of water and activities for people of all ages. Visitors can enjoy hiking, windsurfing, wildlife and bird watching, boating, camping, and more.