Many Americans felt a need to relocate after many jobs went remote during the pandemic. This increased migration from larger cities to smaller surrounding communities. Greenville, North Carolina, home to East Carolina University, sits atop the list for favorite moving destinations in 2020. Two other North Carolina cities made the list, making North Carolina the […]
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Fresh Produce and Fun to be Found at Naylor Roadside Market
Are you looking for fresh fruits and vegetables at a local, family-owned business? Check out Naylor Roadside Market in Fuquay-Varina! With over 35 years of experience providing fresh produce to the area, Naylor Roadside Market needs to be your next stop on US-401. Support Local and Shop Naylor Roadside Market Wondering what this local roadside […]
Best Places to Swim in the Raleigh Suburbs
These Triangle Activities Will Make You Love Winter
Not really a cold weather or winter person? Do we have some news for you! These Triangle activities just might have you singing a different tune about your least favorite season. Check out these fun things to do in winter. Explore a museum The Raleigh area is filled with unique, educational, and fun museums—art, history, […]
7 Spots for Gorgeous Fall Foliage Near the Triangle Suburbs
Fall is finally here! The weather is (slowly) getting cooler, and here in the Triangle, fall foliage is on its way soon! If you’re looking for a way to get outside, stretch your legs a bit, and enjoy some gorgeous autumn colors, we’ve got some recommendations. Here are the best fall foliage spots near the […]
Naylor Family Farm & Corn Maze is a Fantastic Fall Spot!
Naylor Family Farm in Fuquay Varina is the Triangle’s newest spot for outdoor fall fun for all ages! The 10-acre Giant Corn Maze might be the star of the show—but it’s hardly the park’s only attraction. There’s also a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, kids play area, and more. Plus, this year’s theme is “Pirate’s Lost […]
5 Fuquay Varina Museums You Don’t Want to Miss!
Fuquay Varina has something for everyone—parks and trails, downtown shops and restaurants, fun events and celebrations, and yes, museums! In fact, the Fuquay Varina Museum System hosts a complex of five local museums, and there’s a sixth in the works! Here’s a little more about each of Fuquay Varina’s museums. The First Fuquay Post Office […]
Beat the N.C. Heat: Check Out These Top Swimming Spots in the Suburbs!
Around the Raleigh area, the average summer temperature usually hovers around 85 – 90 degrees… In other words, the next few months are going to get pretty hot. Whether you want to soak up some of that sunshine or get a refreshing break from the heat, there are plenty of pools, lakes, and swimming holes […]
Explore the Breathtaking Beauty of Raven Rock State Park
Central North Carolina is an amazing place for getting outside, enjoying beautiful weather, and discovering new adventures—any time of year. Here in Harnett County, one of our favorite spots for all kinds of outdoor exploration is Raven Rock State Park, located right in Lillington. There are so many activities to enjoy here… you’ve just gotta […]
Life in the ‘Burbs: You Have to Check Out These Triangle Suburbs Attractions!
Life in the suburbs of the Triangle is pretty awesome. It might not be in the heart of the hustle and bustle of Raleigh or Durham, but there are still plenty of exciting attractions and fun things to do here. In fact, here are four local businesses and attractions in the Triangle suburbs to check […]