Wake Forest NC | A Great Place for Families
Wake Forest, the ideal family holiday hotspot. Fabulous weather, thousands of acres of natural parks and recreational lakes, first-class universities, a booming job market and plenty of churches that reveal a strong sense of community, make Wake Forest NC a great place for families.
Nestled between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the beach, Wake Forest NC offers tourists the best of both worlds.
220 days of sunshine, with average temperatures in the mid to high 80’s in summer, sees visitors reveling in the great outdoors.
There’s lots to choose from- beaches, swimming, fishing, boating and plenty of other sporting activities.
Short-lived winters, with average snowfalls of 7.5 inches, send holidaymakers heading off to ski resorts for a bit of winter fun. There’s nine ski resorts to choose from.
Students have access to the best education at the colleges and universities of the Triangle.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Duke University and North Carolina State University have been voted best in their category several times.
Almost 30% of Triangle’s population, aged 25 and over, hold bachelor’s degrees and higher.
Over 80,000 skilled workers are employed in the manufacturing sector, producing medical devices, computers, precision fabricated metal products, electrical and communication equipment and industrial machinery.
The holiday rental market offers an extensive choice of rental options from architectural classics in scenic historic districts to elegant modern homes in well-planned neighbourhoods.
The Wake Forest atmosphere wears a festive look right through the year.
There is always a reason to celebrate; from the American Dance Festival and Wake Forest’s Six Sundays in Spring festival to the DuBois Jazz Festival and the numerous concerts at Walnut Creek Amphitheater.
The sporting scene is just as lively with Wake Forest hosting several professional sporting events and world-renowned golfing tournaments every year.
Hill Ridge farms is an ideal weekend destination with plenty of child-friendly activities including a farm animal Corral, Giant 80-foot slide, Fish Feeding Dock, Maze, a large sandbox and plenty of swings and sides.