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Six Must-See Places in Cary, North Carolina

Have your kids finally finished unpacking all of their suitcases and moving boxes? Well, reward them by taking them to these six must see places in Cary! After all, summer break means that they have plenty of free time before school starts up again. Instead of letting them sit on the couch watching TV until then, check out this list from your local Raleigh movers and take them out to explore their new city!

  1. Koka Booth Amphitheatre. The perfect place to enjoy great music while still taking advantage of the summer weather, the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary has concerts all summer long that are extremely affordable or, better yet, free! Let your Raleigh movers handle your move from start to finish and check out the Town of Cary’s free Independence Day concert on the Fourth of July. Take your kids to see famous artists at the amphitheater year-round and they will forget that they gave you a hard time about moving to Cary.  
  2. WakeMed Soccer Park. Have any avid soccer fans in your family? Then they will absolutely love going to the Cary WakeMed Soccer Park to see the Carolina RailHawks soccer team play all summer long, until the end of October. The 7,000-seat stadium stays packed every game, so it is also a great place for your kids to take a break from moving and meet new friends in town.
  3. Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival. Each year, during the month of August, bring the whole family to the largest single-day, hurried arts festival in the United States – right in Cary. Located at the Cary Town Hall Campus, come explore rows and rows of art vendors, as well as enjoy delicious homemade food from some of Cary’s best restaurants – a perfect way to pick up some delectable home-made food when your kitchen is packed up in moving boxes.
  4. Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve. Encompassing over 140-acres, the three-mile trail system is the perfect place to go biking, running, or hiking throughout the Eastern Hemlocks Mountains. Open daily at 9 a.m., admission is always completely free, just bring a picnic and you are all set for the day!
  5. Cary Arts Center. A fantastic way to get better acquainted with Cary after moving, is to pay a visit to the Cary Arts Center, where you can see local theatre and performing arts showcases all summer long from the local ballet, Community Theater and Youth Theater. In early July, enjoy the Annual Patriotic Celebration - a free concert that musically explores times of peace. Or, attend a red carpet movie premiere, as well as support local talent by attending the family-friendly movie premieres that often take place at Cary Arts Center.
  6. Sk8-Cary Skate Park. For all of the adrenaline junkies in your family, they will love going to the 12,000 square-foot outdoor street course made up of rails, banks, grind ledges, quarter-pipes and half-pipes. The course is open to all levels of inline skaters, skateboarders and bikers.