242 Lakecrest Rd
Asheboro, NC 27203
Phone: (336) 626-3680
Fax: (336) 626-7569
A Classical Revival building constructed in 1908, the Randolph County Courthouse was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The impressive structure was designed by Wheeler, Runge & Dickey, a firm that also designed many other courthouses in North Carolina.
Situated on over 500 acres, this zoo is the largest and finest walkthrough, natural habitat zoo in the country and features African and North American continental regions that closely resemble the natural habitats of the exotic animals who live here. Animals you may see during your visit to this zoo include zebras, alligators, rhinoceros, elephants, polar bears, and seals.
The NC Zoological Park is a wonderful place to go out with your family. The zoo houses 225 different species of animals. The zoo provides excellent facilities to the visitors and has many activities for the tourists to enjoy. It houses an art center and also a hiking trail. The zoo hosts many events all round the year which are quite interesting. For more information, please see the website.
Spread over an impressive area spanning hundreds of acres, this is the largest natural habitat zoo in America! On a walk through, you can observe the animals at home in recreations of their natural living conditions. See polar bears and baboons, zebras and sea lions; there is a plethora of wild life here. With a plan to incorporate another 900 acres, this wildlife institution will have it all. From different species of the animal kingdom to a rare plant collection, there's a ton to see. Refreshments and picnic areas, gift shops, an amphitheater and more are present onsite too. Check the website for further details.
Southwest Park affords a fun day out in Guilford County. The 513 acres includes hiking trails, two baseball diamonds, picnic areas, a dog park, and boating and fishing on the Randleman Regional Reservoir. Besides being a recreational area, the park also strives to create natural habitats for native birds, so visitors will see many bird feeders and bird houses sprinkled around the grounds.
Hagan Stone Park is 409-acres (165.55 hectares) of lush, scenic campground and recreational facility. The park is open for camping all year-round with sites available either in wooded or open sites for tents, RVs, or trailers. Groups of up to 40 people can be reserved, with 8 miles (12.87 kilometers) of trails for walking, biking or hiking. Picnic shelters can also be reserved. In fact, reservations are encouraged if so desired.
Enjoy an educational outdoor experience at this ten acre cornfield maze that is filled with miles of twisting, turning pathways. Picnic areas are on site and catered lunches are available.
This 21.5 acre park has three ball fields, a playground, tennis courts, a basketball court, picnic shelter and a recreation center.
Located in a historic Quaker meeting house, this museum is filled with the everyday items necessary to 19th century rural life in a Quaker community. Displays for cloth making, shoemaking, cooking, and farming are on site, as well as artifacts from typical Colonial Quaker homesteads. Tours are available by appointment only.
The largest water park in the Carolinas, Emerald Pointe Water Park is the perfect spot to cool off during the hot summer months. Bring the whole family here and take advantage of the 36 fun and thrilling rides located here. This park is so large, the rides and pools here contain a combined 3 million gallons of water. And if you get tired out from all of your fun on the water slides, there is an abundance of lounge chairs and shaded areas to sit back and relax away from the hot sunshine.
John Coltrane was much celebrated American jazz saxophonist and composer. His works are considered as a great contribution to the field of music. He was one of the most notable residents of High Point and the statue a tribute to this Jazz star. The statue is eight feet tall and is made of bronze. It is located right across the High Point Theater.
High Point touts itself as the "Furniture Capital of the World" and this chest of drawers was built to honor that title. Standing 32 feet (9.8 meters) tall, it's quite an impressive sight. Built in 1920, the chest of drawer even features a couple of dangling socks to pay tribute to the town's hosiery industry. As if that wasn't enough, High Point actually has two giant chests of drawers. The other is built onto the side of a building in the Furnitureland South complex and stands about 80 feet (24 meters) tall.