INSIDE SANFORD

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Can’t-Miss Summertime Events in Sanford, NC

Summer has officially arrived and with it a series of awesome and long-awaited summertime events and activities! From baseball games to car races, theatre shows to concerts, Sanford is giving folks more reasons to get out and enjoy the best season of the year.   Sanford Spinners Catch a baseball game and root for the […]
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Visit Sanford – One of the Best Places to Swing a Club

With professional golf and spring seasons both in full swing, there’s never been a better time to hit the links! Sanford and Lee County are home to some of the finest golf courses in North Carolina guaranteed to test and thrill golfers of all kinds. Carolina Trace Country Club Carolina Trace has quite the reputation […]
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Plan Your Strawberry Jammin’ Visit to Sanford, NC

Nothing signifies springtime more than the arrival of one of the season’s most delectable fruits: strawberries! Sanford and Lee County are home to several farms that just so happen to grow some of the biggest, reddest and juiciest berries around. Each spring, we welcome folks from all over to handpick produce from our fields and […]
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Sellers and Makers: The Sanford Antique Trail Part 2

Vintage treasure hunters flock to Sanford, NC to browse our unique collection of antique stores, showrooms and malls. The Sanford Antique Trail features seven unique stops owned and operated by talented, creative, knowledgeable and welcoming local residents. Visit Sanford shines a spotlight on them with this limited blog series about antiques. In this installment, we’re […]
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Celebrate Black History Past, Present and Future in Sanford, NC

Sanford and Lee County enthusiastically celebrates and acknowledges the accomplishments, struggles and history of African Americans. We also recognize that this rich history is very much still in the making. Local creators, leaders, activists and citizens continue to envision and blaze a path to a future that’s brighter, bolder, just and unapologetically their own. Embark […]
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Sellers and Makers: The Sanford Antique Trail

Vintage treasure hunters flock to Sanford, NC to browse our unique collection of antique stores, showrooms and malls. The Sanford Antique Trail features seven unique stops owned and operated by talented, creative, knowledgeable and welcoming local residents. Visit Sanford is shining a spotlight on each of them with a limited series of antique blogs. First […]
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Holiday Recipes

The holidays are a magical time when families come together to celebrate and reflect on the year. However, the holidays in 2020 will look a bit different. As we limit the size of our gatherings and visit long-distance relatives via video calls, we’ll still continue holiday traditions like baking family recipes passed down from generation […]
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Holiday Shopping Hidden Treasures in Sanford, NC

To find the best holiday gifts, you sometimes have to shop outside the box. Here are eight places worth the trip to Sanford, NC to find the perfect gift. Be sure to visit these stores during our Holiday Open House event (11/8) or Small Business Saturday (11/28) for extra savings. Added Accents Offering clothes, jewelry, […]
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Celebrate the Holidays in Sanford, NC

The holidays are back! And while festive gatherings and holiday events might look and feel a bit different this year, there’s still plenty of joy and cheer to look forward to. Without further ado, here’s our list of the top holiday events and things to do for the season. Turkey Shoots – Nov. 6 through […]
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Fall Things to Love in Sanford, NC

As the weather cools and days get shorter, Sanford, NC heats up with all sorts of fun seasonal activities and experiences. Here are a handful of things truly worth “falling” for. View this post on Instagram basic pumpkin patch pic for ya A post shared by m (@_madisonbryant_) on Oct 18, 2019 at 4:38pm PDT […]
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A Doggone Good Time in Sanford, NC

Pet lovers rejoice! A visit to Sanford, NC doesn’t necessarily mean you have to leave your fur babies behind. There are a number of pet-friendly places and spaces here that will make you and them feel right at home. View this post on Instagram Adventure Bean A post shared by Harper Bean (@thatpitchihuahua) on Aug […]
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9 Things You’ll Love About Broadway, NC

The town of Broadway, NC, nestled just south of Sanford, has a unique charm that delights visitors time and again. It’s a mecca for those looking for a quiet, peaceful getaway for a few hours, a day or a weekend. Here are nine ways you can enjoy the best of Broadway. Stay in The Cabin […]
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Sanford NC Visitor Information Outdoor Activity

Explore the Great Outdoors in Sanford, NC

Looking for a few Sanford outdoor activities to make the most of the season? Adventure awaits in Sanford. Whether it’s kayaking in the summer, fishing in the fall, hiking in the spring, or cozying up by a campfire in the winter, Sanford and Lee County boast an abundance of recreational activities for enjoying the great […]
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Picture-Perfect Wedding Venues in Sanford and Lee County, NC

From finding the perfect dress to the picture-perfect venue, you want your wedding to be everything you imagined. Nestled in the heart of North Carolina, Sanford is the perfect place to host the wedding of your dreams. From a classic country club setting, to intimate venues, to unforgettable theme weddings in a Wild West town, […]
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20 Sanford, NC Things You Don’t Want to Miss in 2020

  1. Circle M City Music Jam – January through October In 2020, having a case of the Mondays is a good thing! The local music and communal atmosphere at Circle M City’s Monday Music Jam will help get any week started on a happy note. You can even bring your own instrument to play […]
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Visit Sanford for Wonderful Experiences

10 Must Do Experiences in Sanford, NC

If authentic experiences served up with southern hospitality are on your “to do” list this season, Sanford, NC is the place to be. To make the most of your visit, we’ve put together a checklist of a few things you’ll not want to miss. San-Lee Park Enjoy some fresh air while exploring 177+ lush acres […]
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Celebrate the Holidays in Sanford, NC

From holiday shopping to party hopping, this time of year is a busy one! Let Sanford take entertaining friends and family off your plate this holiday season. Check out our list of Sanford’s festive events and cheerful places that will delight holiday visitors, young and old! Lee County on Parade An annual tradition for over […]
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Visiting Sanford in the Fall

Ways to Experience Fall in Sanford, NC

If you’re looking to experience some hidden gems in Sanford, NC this fall, look no further. Here are a handful of experiences that would be fun really in any season, but especially when the cooler weather begins to set in and you break out your scarves and flannel. Find the perfect pumpkin Gross Farm has […]
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Sanford Murals : Instagrammable Spots Sanford NC

The Most Instagrammable Spots in Sanford

Need to tap into those inner photography skills and refresh your Instagram page? Look no further than Sanford, NC, a picturesque town that has countless “Instagrammable” spots to boost your loyal following. From its Southern charm and impressive, natural landscapes to its quirky downtown hotspots and beautiful art, Sanford will surprise you with its many […]
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