- Our list of the best things to do in Wilson, North Carolina, features the top 26 nearby activities — including 10 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Wilson, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Amusement, and Museums & Galleries.
- The results below include the top 9 things to do within the city of Wilson, NC , followed by 17 popular activities in nearby cities, including Goldsboro, Rocky Mount and Sanford
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.
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.
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.
One of only several nature preserves in North Carolina, the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is an important institution for many threatened and endangered animal and plant species. The preserve includes gorgeous hiking trails and a large visitors' information center.
Designed by William Rawn Associates of Boston, the Koka Booth Amphitheatre is located within 14 acres of forest next to Symphony Lake. The outdoor venue features concerts and specialty performances for up to 7,000 people.