Visit Raleigh 2018 | Official Guide to Raleigh, Cary and Wake County - 32
Welcome to Cary!
Photos by Evan Staley
Cary Downtown Park
Let your senses guide you to and around Cary, North Carolina-home of renowned
restaurants, plentiful shopping, booming business, quality entertainment, acres of
parkland, miles of greenways and an unforgettable cultural experience.
t's no wonder that "Money" magazine has
frequently ranked Cary one of the Best Places
to Live in the country. In fact, Cary consistently
makes the honor roll among the nation's
top cities, being recognized as one of the
Safest Places to Live in America, Best Places
to Retire and Best Places to Raise a Family in
the United States. The Town of Cary is a Gold
Medal Community-a recipient of the National
Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and
Cary, home of the USA Baseball National
Training Complex and summer home of the
North Carolina Symphony, is located in western
Wake County, at the heart of N.C.'s renowned
Research Triangle Region. With its small-town
atmosphere and proximity to Raleigh, the
Research Triangle Park and RDU International
Airport, Cary provides a variety of enjoyable and
economical recreational, sports, environmental,
historical and cultural arts programs and services.
V I S I T R A L E I G H . C O M : C A RY
Indulge yourself in the enticing, natural beauty
waiting on one of our 39 greenway trails, open
sunrise to sunset and providing 82 miles for
walking, jogging and bicycling in a natural setting.
Or, head over to one of Cary's 31 parks including
Cary Tennis Park (a U.S. Tennis Association
outstanding facility), Sk8-Cary, WakeMed Soccer
Park, USA Baseball National Training Complex
and Koka Booth Amphitheatre.
Fred G. Bond Metro Park, one of Cary's
largest and most popular parks, is the hub of the
greenway system, home to a 42-acre lake with
fishing, kayaking, canoeing and sailboats sure
to please any type of outdoor appetite. Also,
the Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs
Nature Preserve includes exhibits designed to
help explain the uniqueness and natural history
of the area and nature programs for visitors of all
ages throughout the year. The newest addition,
the Downtown Park, located in downtown Cary,
The Cary Theater
features a large fountain, an outdoor performance
space, open lawn areas and an activity space that
has a bocce lawn and a ping-pong table for open
play. Downtown Cary is also home to fantastic
restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
The Town of Cary is committed to providing
quality events and entertainment throughout the
year to bring families, friends and communities
together from near and far.
Cary is one of America's premier host
communities for amateur and collegiate athletics.
Cary has been selected as the host site for the
following 2018 Championships: NCAA Division
II Baseball Championship, Division I Women's
Soccer Championship, ACC Women's Soccer
Championship and ACC Men's and Women's