Hiking Among Fun Things to Do in Rocky Mount
Stay at the Country Inn & Suites to make it easy to explore eastern North Carolina. Browse the more than 60 stores and restaurants at Golden East Crossing Mall, take the kids to the Rocky Mount Children's Museum or check out the antique fire engines at the Rocky Mount Fire Museum. If tours are your thing, don't miss seeing Stonewall Manor, a beautiful antebellum plantation house with stunning surrounding gardens. For a fun activity for the whole family, travel just under two miles to Tar River Trail for paddling, biking and hiking along trails that connect six of the city's parks.
Put these destinations on your must-see list:
- The Country Doctor Museum (26.4 miles)
Delve into the history of rural health care at this unique museum that has amassed more than 5,000 articles and documents that memorialize rural physicians throughout the U.S.
Phone: +1 (252) 235-4165
- Golden East Crossing Mall (3.3 miles)
Spend the day shopping at the more than 60 stores at Golden East Crossing Mall, and end it by visiting one of the on-site restaurants.
Phone: +1 (252) 977-6464
- Rocky Mount Children's Museum & Science Center (4.9 miles)
Learning is fun at this hands-on, family-friendly museum, where kids of all ages can walk with dinosaurs, play board games and gaze at the stars in the planetarium.
Phone: +1 (252) 972-1266
- Rocky Mount Fire Museum (5.1 miles)
See old photographs of firefighters, a display of the city's first fire alarm system and engines dating from 1922 at the Rocky Mount's original fire station.
Phone: +1 (252) 972-1376
- Stonewall Manor (3.2 miles)
Tour this historic antebellum plantation house for a glimpse of what 19th-century planter life in eastern North Carolina may have looked like, and don't miss the spectacular gardens surrounding the property.
Phone: +1 (252) 442-0063
- Tar River Trail (1.8 miles)
Explore the great outdoors when you pay a visit to this local attraction that features four miles of biking, hiking and paddle trails.
Phone: +1 (252) 972-1235