Created in 1895 by philanthropist James Walker Tufts as a Southern resort, The Pinehurst Resort & Country Club now offers a wide range of recreational and therapeutic activities. The resort features eight pristine golf courses, a twenty-four court tennis center, and numerous spa services. Located in the heart of North Carolina, The Pinehurst Resort & Country Club is within walking distance of shopping in the Village of Pinehurst. For information on upcoming, tennis, golf, and seasonal events, visit their website.
300 Skipper Bowles Drive University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC 27515 +1 919 962 2296
The Smith Center is home to the University of North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team. The 300,000 square-foot (27,871 square-meter) arena is located on the University's south campus. Along with memorable college basketball moments, the Smith Center has hosted a range of other athletic events including the U.S. Olympic Festival, NCAA Basketball Regionals, and NCAA Wrestling Championships. The Smith Center has also been used for big-name concerts like the Grateful Dead, Bon Jovi, and Bruce Springsteen.
J.S. Dorton Arena was originally built in 1952 to serve agriculture and industry in North Carolina. This distinctively designed building is a state and national landmark. Dorton Arena's design gained international reputation for its use of parabolic arches, concave roof and suspension cables. It boasts the first use of a cable supported roof system in the world which allows for a column free arena in which no view of the arena floor is obstructed. Now, exhibits, performances and the annual State Fair are held here.
What makes this amphitheater different is its unique and memorable location. Built within Regency Park of Cary, North Carolina, tall pines and hardwoods surround this venue and provides the perfect backdrop for concerts, festivals and movies. The North Carolina Symphony regularly plays at this amphitheater. Other artists who have graced the stage include Jack Johnson, Kings of Leon and Elvis Costello. Catch a movie by moonlight or watch your favorite artist serenade the crowd.
It definitely takes the cake...and the crown as far as coliseums are concerned. This large venue has been host to events from Elvis Presley to dance tournaments, to gun and knife shows. Enjoy the crowning glory!
1 Stadium Drive University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC 27514 +1 919 962 2296
Built in 1927, Kenan Memorial Stadium is often hailed as "America's most beautiful stadium." This 60,000 capacity stadium hosts games for the University of North Carolina's football team. If you're planning on visiting during a game day, expect to be bombarded with the sight of cheering and chanting fans from all ages wearing light blue, the official color of the Tar Heels.
290 Frank Bassett Road Duke University Durham, NC 27702 +1 919 681 2583
Opened in 1929, Wallace Wade Stadium is part of Duke University and hosts sporting events for Duke's Blue Devils. This horseshoe-shaped stadium seats nearly 34,000 and was the first facility built on Duke's west campus. Originally called simply Duke Stadium, it was renamed in 1967 for noted football coach Wallace Wade. Check their website for details on upcoming events and ticketing information.
201 East Hargett Street Raleigh, NC 27601 +1 919 834 4040
Nickname for brains, get your marbles rolling at the Marbles Kids Museum. Launched in 2007, the museum nurtures a revolutionary concept that aims to inspire kids with the power of play. Innovation is the driving force behind its philosophy and is of significant importance to a child's overall development. Explore the true potential of playtime with an array of interactive exhibits that promise a fun and memorable time with the family. IdeaWorks lets kids use their imagination to build structures and models, while Art Loft gives way to thoughtful creativity. Head to Moneypalooza to imbibe some healthy spending habits, or get your game face on with some sporting action at Power2Play. Don't miss the IMAX experience at the state-of-the-art cinema on floor.
Carter Finley Stadium is home to North Carolina State University's
Wolfpack. It has a 51,500 seat capacity that is often stretched to its limit during football season. The stadium honors Wilbert James (Nick) Carter (1902 1972), Harry Clifton Carter ...
Fine custom furniture and contemporary lighting make up the basic
offerings here, but there is so much more to see. An exciting visual arts gallery, Accipiter shows and sells the work of more than 500 national artists. Looking for ...
Initially, governors of North Carolina resided in the coastal area,
but political and military officials feared the Governor's coastal quarters made him too vulnerable to attacks by the British. Now located in Raleigh, the current Executive Mansion is the ...