- Our list of the best things to do in Wake Forest, North Carolina, features the top 122 nearby activities — including 64 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Wake Forest, 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 22 things to do within the city of Wake Forest, NC , followed by 100 popular activities in nearby cities, including Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Garner and Apex
Motor-Boatin LLC Raleigh / Durham MoreLess Info
Get a tan and hit the waves with these state of the art jet skis
92% 106 votes
13304 Creedmoor Rd., Wake Forest, NC 27587 MoreLess Info
A 12,000-acre lake surrounded by 26,000 acres of woodlands offers a variety of outdoor activities at Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Camping, boating, hiking, fishing and swimming are just some of the activities available at this park, open year-round.
100% 3 votes
3325 Rogers Rd, Ste 115, Wake Forest, NC 27587 MoreLess Info
Wine & Design Wake Forest offers customers the chance to spend two hours harnessing their talents and exploring their creativity by learning to paint. Wine and Design caters to all ages and talents and provides step-by-step instructions while painting.
100% 5 votes
11405 Falls of Neuse Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587 MoreLess Info
Falls Lake Visitor Assistance Center is a great place to start a visit to Wake Forest. The center offers exhibits on the local wildlife and recreation and offers several hiking trails leading from the center into forest, lake shore and fields.
A working family farm and petting zoo, Winterpast Farm allows people to interact with animals such as sheep, goats, peacocks, chickens, donkeys and more. A hands-on and educational experience, Winterpast Farm welcomes schools and groups.
Featuring work from a variety of local artisans and 7 resident artists, the Sunflower Studio & Gallery is an art gallery that offers art lessons to the surrounding community. The gallery is home to pottery, prints, and acrylic paintings.
E Carroll Joyner Park is a 117 acre park bordered by a 2,000 foot stone ribbon wall. Those visiting the park will find several restored farm buildings, a pecan grove, a log cabin, and a 1,000 lawn-seat amphitheater.
It's brick exterior and charming atmosphere make Gilded Palette Gallery a popular place to see. The gallery features prints, paintings, ceramic and wood works by local artists, and hosts special events in the evenings.
100% 3 votes
12098 New Falls of Neuse Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587 MoreLess Info
Spanning nearly 28 miles, Neuse River Greenway Trail extends from Falls Lake Dam to the Wake County Line. It can be used for walking, biking and wildlife viewing and features river crossings, trees, wetlands and bridges.