Discover a Variety of Things to Do in Rocky Mount
The Country Inn & Suites, Rocky Mount, NC is conveniently located a mile off I-95 and minutes from the campus of North Carolina Wesleyan College. During your stay, enjoy easy access to the more than 60 stores and restaurants at Golden East Crossing and the gorgeous antebellum grounds of Stonewall Manor. For an activity the whole family will love, spend the day at Tar River Trail for paddling, biking and hiking on trails that connect six of the city's parks. In the area for a medical appointment? Our hotel is less than a mile from Rocky Mount Medical Park and Nash General Hospital.
- Golden East Crossing (3.3 miles)
Spend the day shopping at Golden East Crossing, which features favorites like JCPenney, Bath & Body Works and Belk. To reenergize after your shopping spree, head to the food court for something tasty.
Phone: +1 (252) 977-6464
- Children’s Museum & Science Center at The Imperial Centre (4.9 miles)
Learning is fun at this hands-on museum, where kids can meet an alligator, marvel at the sea creatures in the 2,800-gallon saltwater aquarium and gaze at the stars in the planetarium.
Phone: +1 (252) 972-1266
Museums and Historical Sites:
- Stonewall Manor (3.2 miles)
After touring the elegant antebellum plantation house, be sure to take a stroll around the spectacular gardens of this property, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Phone: +1 (252) 442-0063
- Rocky Mount Fire Museum (5.1 miles)
See old photographs of firefighters, a display of the city’s first fire alarm system and an engine built in 1878 at Rocky Mount’s original fire station.
Phone: +1 (252) 972-1376
- 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 artifacts and documents memorializing country physicians throughout the nation.
Phone: +1 (252) 235-4165
Sports and Outdoor Activities:
- Tar River Trail (1.8 miles)
Explore the great outdoors when you visit this urban trail system that features four miles of biking and hiking trails and a 20-mile paddle trail on the river.
Phone: +1 (252) 972-1235
- Rocky Mount Sports Complex (4.1 miles)
This 143-acre sports facility includes multiple fields for softball, baseball, soccer and football. Help your team work out pregame jitters with a hike on the complex’s walking trail, and then celebrate a win with a party at the picnic shelters.
Phone: +1 (252) 467-6483