Monday, August 20, 2018
Text Size


  • Bush Hill Days Festival held annually in September


  • Home Of the North Carolina Zoo
    500 acres of exhibits, over 1,000 animals at the nation's largest natural-habitat zoo.
  • Asheboro Copperheads Baseball
    Catch the excitement of wooden-bat baseball.
  • Uwharrie Mountains
    The 1984 North Carolina Wilderness Act established the ancient Uwharrie Mountains - The Birkhead Mountains Wilderness. The Wilderness includes 5,160 acres at the northern end of the Uwharrie Mountains. All trails within the Wilderness are designated hiking trails.
  • Historical textile mill village roots.
  • Victory Junction Gang Camp will provide camping experiences for chronically ill children on a 65-acre site near Randleman. Founded by NASCAR's famed Petty family, the camp is a $24 million project comprised of 36 buildings and scheduled to open in June 2004. The camp is the latest of the "Hole in the Wall Gang Camps" founded by actor Paul Newman.


  • Antique Festival
    Semi annual festival attracts dealers from five state areas. Thousands visit Liberty the last weekend in April and September.


  • Kermit Pell Recreation area and lake offers outdoor activities.


  • Richard Petty Museum
    Racecars, awards and photos honor this 7-Time Winston Cup Series Champion. See highlights of Richard's 35-year career in the mini-theater, and take home gifts for a favorite race fan. Gift shop, 14 cars, over 800 dolls, knife case, & belt buckles


  • North Carolina Pottery Center
    The nation's only state pottery center. Ranked one of 39 best museums and galleries in the world.
  • Seagrove is now home to over 80 potteries, where you can find everything from simple cups and bowls for daily use, to museum quality works of art, and everything in between.



  • Original home of Trinity College, today Duke University