The options are endless if you will be passing through or planning a visit to Johnston County, NC. Plan a girlfriend’s getaway, a golfing trip, shopping excursion or explore the museums and heritage that Johnston County holds.
If you like to shop or look for bargains, you must visit Smithfield & Selma area the best outlet shopping in North Carolina, visit the Smithfield/Selma area and shop at Carolina Premium Outlets. Shopping is typically the main reason people like to visit the area with over 9 million shoppers each year looking for bargains.
Johnston County also offers great heritage attractions such as Bentonville Battlefield, Ava Gardner Museum, and Tobacco Farm Life Museum. The town of Smithfield is rich in Civil War history; you may follow trail markers along Highway 301 that follows the march of troops after the Battle of Bentonville near downtown Smithfield. Visit historic pre-battle homes and explore downtown Smithfield historic sites while in the area.
Here are a few things to do in the Selma/Smithfield area
- During the summer you definitely want to visit Thompson Orchards to get some delicious peaches from a family-owned orchard.
- There are six golf courses in the area located within 30 minutes of major interstates. Take a break from driving and play a round of golf in Johnston County.
- Take the Beer, Wine & Shine trail – Explore wineries and breweries along the JoCo Beer, Wine and Shine Trail that includes breweries and distilleries in the county.
- Explore the nature and beautiful scenery of Johnston County. There are a variety of hiking, biking, bird watching and nature activites that may be enjoyed. Visit Howell Woods Environmental Center, Neuse River Walk, Buffalo Creek Greenway, Clayton River Walk and Clemmons Educational State Park to get the full nature experience.
Be sure to visit the Johnston County Visitors Bureau when you get in the area to let them help you plan the perfect visit.
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