- 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
84% 67 votes
240 Park Entrance Road, Goldsboro, NC 28578 MoreLess Info
The land that is now part of the Cliffs of the Neuse State Park was used by Native Americans for centuries and was the original construction site of the Confederate ironclad C.S.S. Neuse. The modern park offers an 11-acre swimming lake, five hiking trails, and a 35-site campground.
Situated on 92 acres, H. Boyd Lee Park features a 17,000-square-foot recreation center along with softball and cricket fields. The park also provides a children's playground, picnic facilities, a barbeque grill, an exercise station and walking trails.
92% 101 votes
5466 Harper House Road, Raleigh, NC 27524 MoreLess Info
The Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site marks the location of the largest civil war battle in North Carolina, in which 80,000 soldiers fought. Visitors can tour the Harper House, where wounded soldiers were treated, or visit the museum.
Featuring an open grass field, Mill Bridge Nature Park has several walking trails that lead into the wilderness. The park hosts community events like bluegrass concerts, family movie nights, and classic car shows.
A water park featuring attractions suitable for all ages, Lion's Water Adventure features a lazy river, a kiddie lagoon, and three different water slides. The park offers a variety of party packages, as well.
With the region's history stretching from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, CSS Neuse & Gov. Caswell Memorial features the remains of a Confederate naval vessel. Visitors can receive a guided tour of the remnants from a staff member.
Rush Hour Karting is a one third mile go-kart racing track featuring a restaurant, bar, and game room. They accommodate group activities like birthday parties, bachelor parties, and other events as well as professionally taught classes, and racing leagues.