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Travel north, just beyond the bustling urban areas of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, and discover Roxboro in beautiful Person County, NC. You'll be welcomed with lush rural scenery and warm, small-town hospitality. Nestled among gently rolling hills perfectly dotted with forests and farms, Person County offers residents and visitors alike a chance to enjoy a gentler pace with options for plenty of activities.
You'll find live theater and concerts, dance lessons and performances, biking and hiking trails, fantastic fishing and boating, a first-rate history museum and other historic sites, friendly places to shop, annual community festivals, high-energy school-sponsored events, and some of the most creative, independent eating spots you've ever seen! The word "boredom" is not in the local lexicon.
Established in 1791 when neighboring Caswell County was cut into two squares, Person County shares its northern border with the state of Virginia. Its 400 square-miles are home to several rivers, many meadows, Lake Hyco and Mayo Lake, two very small mountains, and the headwaters of three basins that provide clean drinking water to southern and eastern areas of North Carolina. The town of Roxboro is well known for its rich history and community spirit. It's a place where people care about both the past and the future and invite you to come celebrate the best time of all—the present.
Whether you like big adventure, or just beautiful sightseeing, boating, golfing, biking, beach combing, or just visiting lighthouses, antique shops, playhouses, museums and galleries, North Carolina is rich with attractions and amusements
One of the most exhilarating beach vaction spots on the East Coast is NC'S Outer Banks. Vacation rentals from Corolla down past Kitty Hawk and Nags Head and all the way to the former pirate stronghold of Ocracoke Island. You have to do this at least once in your lifetime.
If mountains are more your style then the North Carolina Smoky Mountains offer a value family vacation with hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and scenic drives through the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forest. The Blue Ridge Parkway offers many outstanding mountain views and scenic overlooks. You can't go wrong on this one!
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