Nash and Edgecombe Counties have numerous recreational and cultural attractions for visitors and/or transferees and their families. Facilities include golf courses, movies, numerous parks, an active lively arts calendar, museums, and several public libraries. Opportunities are expanded by our close proximity to the extensive recreational and cultural attractions in Raleigh, the state capital, where activities include Carolina Hurricanes Hockey, nationally renowned musical acts at the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre and PNC Arena, Broadway shows at Memorial Auditorium, and ACC Basketball.
In addition, the Carolinas Gateway Partnership area is within a 2.5 hour drive from the beautiful North Carolina beaches along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, including Nags Head and the Outer Banks; a half-day drive from the inspiring majesty of the Appalachians; and a 2.5 hour drive from the one-of-a-kind golf at the Southern Pines-Pinehurst area, the "Golf Capital of the World." To get acquainted with North Carolina's many travel attractions, visit www.visitnc.com.
For more information on arts, entertainment, and recreation in Nash County, visit Rocky Mount Travel and Tourism.
For more information on arts, entertainment, and recreation in Edgecombe County, visit Edgecombe County Travel and Tourism.