Area Information

Cary, NCAbout Cary

Cary is a large town in Wake County, adjacent to Raleigh. It’s a town of classy living, with elegant homes, family-friendly neighborhoods, and safe, quiet cul-de-sacs, with just the right amount of classic Southern charm.

Only 30 years ago, Cary was a small, unassuming Southern town with a population of 21,000. The growth of the Research Triangle Park, accompanied by the influx of newcomers exploded the population today to 150,000. And the population expansion is not ordinary growth. Two thirds of the adult citizenry hold college degrees, and overall, Cary has one of the highest household income levels in North Carolina.

Dining and Shopping

There is great dining and shopping throughout Cary including:

Ashworths Drugstore Downtown Cary Koka Booth Amphithetre Koka Booth Amphithetre Bond Park Lochmere Cary Town Hall Downtown Cary Downtown Cary Wake Med Soccer Park Prestonwood Country Club USA Baseball
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Prestonwood Country Club

Entertainment

There are numerous movie theaters in Cary as well as bars and clubs close to downtown. Out of the mainstream is the newly renovated and re-opened Cary Theater. Also in Cary is the Koka Booth Amphitheater (Video), summer home to the North Carolina Symphony and venue for rock, pop and country concerts.

Parks and Recreation

Cary is home to numerous parks, including Bond Park and Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve. There are also several miles of Greenways in Cary. WakeMed Soccer Park home to pro soccer team Carolina Railhawks is in Cary as is the National Training Center for USA Baseball and Cary Tennis Park.

Commute

Cary has great transport links with I-40 and I-540 in the town giving access to local cities and the mountains and coast beyond. Research Triangle Park is a short commute from most of Cary as is downtown Raleigh.

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