Comfort Suites Regency Park
350 Ashville Avenue
Cary, NC 27518
Phone: (919) 852-4318
Fax: (919) 854-4398
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.
This is for all the nature lovers. The Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is among the few nature preserves of the state that has a distinct flora and fauna. Featuring shaded walking trails, boardwalks, a gift shop and the Stevens Nature Center, this scenic location is home to many mountain plant species, mammals, reptiles, birds, insects and amphibians. The nature center offers interactive exhibits which gives information about the natural history of Piedmont and also gives educational programs on the environment all through the year.
One of the newest sports and entertainment facilities in America, the PNC arena is home of the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes and North Carolina State University's men's basketball team. They also frequently host concerts, ice shows, circuses, corporate meetings and trade shows. The Center iss a vital part of the Raleigh community. Amenities include three concourses, 75 luxury suites, and restaurants.
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 (1908-1990), and Albert Earle Finley (1895-1985). The two Carter brothers graduated from NC State's school of Textiles and became top executives in the J. P. Stevens Company. Finley, who eventually started his own business, the Raleigh Tractor and Equipment Company, always kept an active interest in supporting the college.
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.
With more than 344 acres (139 hectares) of land and a total of 398,000 square feet (36,975 square meters) of building space, North Carolina State Fairgrounds is the best rental facility in Raleigh. The fairground consists of many buildings that can host conferences and seminars. Also, the grounds are host to various local festivals, exhibits and trade shows. The North Carolina State Fairgrounds is also famous for its North Carolina State Fair and weekly Fairground Flea Market.
Soccer players head to Cedar Fork District Park for friendly matches and even for local tournaments. This park has several soccer fields and all of them are very well maintained.
Indian Creek Greenway and Trailhead is frequented by many hikers. The place is covered with dense vegetation and shaded with enormous trees.
Pull up a bench and revel in nature's beauty in this eight-acre (three-hectare) garden wonderland. This outdoor laboratory for the Department of Horticulture at North Carolina State University is a delight for visitors and locals alike. Sit in the shade of trees from over 50 different countries, wander down the 450-foot (137-meter) long mosaic of the Perennial Garden or bring a good book and relax in the Reading Garden. The Victorian gazebo in the Klein-Pringle White Garden is a popular choice for local brides and the Japanese and Paradise gardens are must-sees. Admission and parking are free.
Lake Crabtree County Park is a massive park located on the shores Lake Crabtree. Covering approximately 200 acres (80.94 hectares) of land, it consists of a number of biking, trekking trails. There are also facilities for water activities like fishing, boating and canoeing.
This beautiful wooden carousel was built in 1900 making it one of the oldest in the country. Originally a part of the Bloomsbury Park, the carousel has been regaling kids at the Pullen Park since 1915. Featuring 52 hand-carved wooden animals, the carousel was extensively restored in the late 1970s and stays true to its original design and function.
Established in the year 1907, it is a historic neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina. It has over 250 houses, 12 streets and seven entrances to the neighborhood. It is named after William S. Boylan, a publisher from New Jersey. A rock band The Connells produced an album named Boylan Heights in the year 1987. The neighborhood features predominance of wood, bungalows, Classical and Colonial revival houses, trees, sidewalks, and so on. It projects original architectural values of beauty and elegance.