Looking for the perfect getaway in the countryside with easy access to the comforts and amenities of the big city? Rocky Mount, North Carolina is calling.
Located just one hour outside of the state capital of Raleigh, Rocky Mount offers plenty of urban greenspace and stunning views of the surrounding grassy plains. Full of southern charm and great southern cooking, Rocky Mount is the perfect destination for your next family trip and makes a great stay for business trips into North Carolina given its proximity to Raleigh. But it’s when you have free time and sunshine that Rocky Mount truly shines.
Step outside and enjoy Sunset Park with the family in tow. Complete with a train, splash pad and activities for the kids, the park is the perfect place to spend sunny afternoons or a picnic in the park. Looking for a little more adventure? Visit the seven-mile Tar River Trail that connects Sunset Park to Battle and Martin Luther King Jr. Parks. This winding path is the perfect way to explore the beauty of Rocky Mount and is open to paddlers, cyclists and hikers alike. And, on nice days, bring out the fishing rod and try your hand at angling in the river with the locals.
After spending your day exploring, relax with a cold pint at the Koi Pond Brewing Company. Here, you are free to sample Koi Pond’s delicious local brews in the taproom and tour the brewery.
When you fly to a jet charter airport in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, you’ll arrive at the Rocky Mount-Wilson Regional Airport.