THINGS TO DO IN THE DUNN AREA
There are a lot of things to do in the Dunn area. For more information on each item listed, go to www.dunntourism.org use the contact information listed.
Visit the Averasboro Civil War Battlefield and Museum - learn more at www.averasboro.com.
Visit and Tour the recently renovated General William C. Lee Airborne Museum located at 209 West Divine Street in Dunn. Call to set up a tour or for Museum hours at 910-892-1947 or go to www.generalleeairbornemuseum.org.
Golfing is right here in Dunn - Call the Tourism office at 910-892-3282 for a Golf guide, visit them on-line at www.dunntourism.org or check out our chamber member, Chicora Golf Club - www.chicoragolfclub.com.
Shop and Dine - We have a variety of shopping from large retail to small specialty gift shops, antiques to thrift stores. Visit one of our shopping centers, go in between and get to Downtown Dunn. Great Food and Shopping are all right here in Dunn!
For Locally Grown and Made Products - Visit the Dunn Farmers Market - open every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon May - December in Downtown Dunn on US 301 behind Sherry's Bakery.
Take a walk, jog or run on the trail at Tart Park located on Elm Avenue - For directions, contact the Dunn Recreation Department at 910-892-2976 or visit them at www.dunn-nc.org/recreation.
Take the kids to stretch and play on the playground equipment located at Tart and Tyler Parks – visit www.dunn-nc.org/recreation.
Walk, Run or bike down the Dunn-Erwin Trail, a 5.3 mile scenic nature trail. Brochures are available at the Chamber office or call us at 910-892-4113 for access information.
Check out a play presented by the Harnett Regional Theatre in our very own Stewart Theatre. Check our Calendar of Events for production dates or visit them online at www.onlinehrt.org.
Skate with us at the Carolina Skate Land located on US 301 N - Call 910-892-1264 or visit www.carolinaskateland.com.
Bowl with the best at Buffaloe Lanes on Hwy 421 in Erwin - call 910-891-7668 or go to www.buffaloelanes.com for more information.
Visit the wildlife display at the Lundy-Fetterman Museum and Exhibit Hall at Campbell University. For more information, contact the museum at 910-814-4398.
Canoe or Kayak down the Cape Fear River - Visit Cape Fear River Adventures in Lillington for information on renting canoe and kayak equipment or visit them on line at www.capefearadventures.com. Have your own equipment - put in sites are in Lillington at Howard's Barbeque and near Lillington at the Wildlife Access on Wildlife Rd. Take out at NC 217 in Erwin at the Cape Fear River Park and enjoy the trails, overlook and picnic area.
Work out with us - we have health clubs at your fingertip - Blow's Fitness Center - www.blowsfitness.com or 910-230-4044 and the Dr. P. K. Vyas Recreation Center at 910-897-5538. You can also check out the classes offered at Firefly Yoga & Dance Studio - www.downtownfireflyyoga.com or call 910-984-7602.
Play some racquetball at the Dr. P. K. Vyas Recreation Center - Call 910-897-4628 for details or to schedule.
Local communities have some great Museums or History Rooms to visit - Loaded with great and interesting artifacts and information are the Coats Cotton and History Museum (call 910-897-8352) and the Erwin History Room (call 910-897-7300).
Visit Noah's Landing for a world of animals at your fingertips - this home of exotic animals is available for school, day care, church, and other organization field trips. Call 910-897-Noah or visit them on-line at www.noahslanding2x2.com.
Raven Rock State Park, a 4000 acre State Park, is located just 9 miles west of Lillington. Experience the beauty and nature of Raven Rock through hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, camping, picnicking and studying nature. For information, call 910-893-4888 or visit http://www.ncparks.gov/Visit/parks/raro/main.php.
Go fishing or boating free of charge at Rhodes Pond located on US 301, just 5 miles south of Dunn - Remember to clean up after yourself.
Great outing for families and groups - with over 10 acres - 130 species and 1000 birds - Take a Trip out to Duffie's Exotic Bird Ranch located on Hwy 301N just two miles north of Dunn - Call 910-892-4755 for more information.
Our area is surrounded by some great festivals and outdoor concerts such as the Touchstone Energy Cotton Festival, Boogie on Broad, Spivey's Corner Hollerin' Contest, Benson Mule Days and more. Check our Calendar of Events or go to www.dunntourism.org for more information on all the local festivals.
For more ideas on where to go and what to do in the Dunn and surrounding area, go to www.dunntourism.org.