Challenge yourself on the new Bond Park Challenge Course, which opened at Fred G. Bond Metro Park in spring 2022.
Get a season pass to the Museum of Life and Science and take the kiddos often.
Memorize the lyrics of James Taylor’s “Carolina in My Mind.” Go canoeing, kayaking, fishing, camping, picnicking, boating and swimming at Jordan Lake, Falls Lake, Lake Michie, Lake Johnson, Lake Crabtree, Lake Wheeler and the Eno River State Park. Purchase local produce, meat and eggs from your nearest farmers market or at a year-round farm stand like Perkins Orchard in Durham, Howard’s Farm & Mema’s Fruit Shack in Pittsboro and Raleigh City Farm’s Pay-What-YouCan Farmstand. Dance through an evening of music outside at Fridays on the Front Porch at The Carolina Inn (April-October). Catch a North Carolina FC or North Carolina Courage soccer game at Cary’s WakeMed Soccer Park.
CHECK LIST Our list of must-dos to make the most out of living in the Triangle Photography by John Michael Simpson