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Top recommendations from locals

Park
“This 165-acre park is home to a 95-acre lake. Nature trails, hiking trails, fishing, and boating are some of the activities that can be enjoyed.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Great place for brunch! Sometimes the lines get long, so be sure to arrive early!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Upscale dining experience with both indoor and outdoor seating! Offer a variety of foods from exceptional steaks to pasta! ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Indie Movie Theater
“Renovated '40s movie theater with indie & art-house movies, concerts & simulcast Met operas. They offer seasonal movies, put on summer concert series, and are a staple in our small town community! ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Park
“Wonderful walking trails. The Sandhills is home to the endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker. Ask in the welcome center if they can to point you toward marked trees that house this rare bird..”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bar
“Local favorite! The food is exceptional and offers three different dining experiences within one but the same amazing menu. Choose from the pub, the elegant dining area, or downstairs for something in between! ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
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“Good food, good atmosphere, cool building. We love sitting at a table beside the fire or, if we have a group, reserving the couches. In nice weather we always eat outside on the patio!”
  • 8 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great place if you're looking for a casual beer and to hear some live music on a weekend evening.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Buzzy tavern with sidewalk seats for chef-driven American eats, craft cocktails & local draft beer.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Food
“Off the beat and path, but a local gem and favorite for those looking to try some great beers! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Book Store
“Privately owned, friendly, well stocked. Look for sticky notes on their favorite books with brief descriptions or fun and helpful comments!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Great place to grab a drink before or after dinner. This is a convenient spot for a date night, equally good for a girls' night.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Hotel
“Fun bar for drinks and live music (check online if live music is scheduled)”
  • 7 locals recommend
Clothing Store
  • 3 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“This is the cutest store/cafe. The owner carries tons of locally crafted goods and it's just such a cute place to grab a coffee and sit. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Grab some traditional American lunch fare while visiting the historic downtown Southern Pines & finish up with a variety of homemade ice cream and shakes! ”
  • 9 locals recommend