Cary, NC, USA

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Cary, NC, USA

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Smiles and street scenes in Cary

Cary prides itself on southern comfort and is now one of North Carolina's liveliest cities. The city is anchored by a vibrant downtown core dotted with trendy caf_s, coveted restaurants, and plenty of boutique shops. Locals are famously friendly, which means that if you've secured a Cary vacation rentals property you're bound to exchange smiles with a neighbor. Cary is also an easy drive to downtown Raleigh which means that North Carolina's best street scene is never too far away.

Bigtime arts in small-town America

After you've got your bearings with a stroll around the downtown area, why not head to the Cary Arts Center to discover local theater and performing arts? If you prefer mainstream entertainment, the beautifully restored Cary Theatre screens Hollywood films in an elegant setting. Cary doesn't scrimp on green space with almost 40 greenway trails open from sunrise to sunset. Just 20 minutes to the east is Raleigh, North Carolina's colorful capital. From touring its universities to visiting the Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh will unlock a whole new perspective on North Carolina.

Attractions In and Around Cary

First time in Cary and looking for things to do? Take the kids and check out WRAL Azalea Gardens, Raleigh Rose Garden and Theatre in the Park. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Fred G. Bond Metro Park and Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve.

You could easily spend a day shopping at Cary Towne Center, Park West Village and Crossroads Plaza. Plan to attend a game or event? Get tickets for PNC Arena or Kenan Stadium. Other places to visit in town include WakeMed Soccer Park, Cary Arts Center and Koka Booth Amphitheater.

Summer concerts in colorful Cary

Summer brings long days and plenty of sunshine, as well as a colorful calendar of festivals and events. The Koka Booth Amphitheatre'is Cary's most popular venue, hosting a string of outdoor concerts. It also hosts North Carolina Symphony's Summerfest Series, which attracts music lovers from across the US. The atmosphere is fantastic so why not stay local with Cary vacation rentals in the heart of the town center? When it comes to fall colors, North Carolina puts on one of America's fieriest displays, with foliage usually peaking from September to November.'

Discover the North Carolina countryside

Surrounded by rolling hillsides and dense forests, Cary is one of North Carolina's prettiest small towns. A handful of creeks and lakes dot the area, with Lake Crabtree stealing most of the attention. If you feel like stretching your legs, Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve/Stevens Nature Center features family-friendly woodland walking trails and scenic lookouts. Both Cary and Raleigh are enchanting, but if you really want to experience the beauty of North Carolina, it's best to stay rural. From historic farmhouses to luxury forest retreats, Cary vacation rentals unlock access to some of the state's most enchanting rural properties.