Day Trips from Raleigh, NC

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Located near Lillington, the Cape Fear River cuts through the middle of Raven Rock State Park‘s 4,684 acres. 

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Raven Rock State Park


Sitting in the heart of the Sandhills, Southern Pines was originally founded as a health resort for Northerners. Today, it’s home to some of America’s top golf courses. But beyond golf, there’s a thriving arts community and even more in Southern Pines.

Southern Pines

Whether you’re making the day trip to explore the NC Zoo, which is the world’s largest natural habitat zoological park, or exploring some of North Carolina’s racing history at the Petty Museum in Randleman, there is something to do for everyone here!


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