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A Day in Cary

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If you are a perplexed soul and often find it difficult to take a right decision for you, then we believe, you can't even decide which place would best cater to your holiday needs. Don't worry! Time has come to share with you the best of our knowledge and suggest you a place gratifying all your vacation needs. Of late, Cary has witnessed an unparalleled increase in the number of travelers hitting the town. Indeed, the place is blessed with everything that can drive anyone easily and no one can help it. Be it points-of-interest, delectable food, next-generation fashion, plush hotel chains, brighter-than-light nightlife spots, full-of-colors festivals, heart-thumping art & culture, or pleasant weather, Cary will treat you with abundance and nothing less than the best. But, abundance may again leave you baffled as to which spots have to be explored at your first visit here with mere one day in hands. To ease your job, we have compiled an information-rich 24-hour itinerary for you. Follow it and make your day memorable.

Town Hall
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8:00 am: Inhale the freshness at Fred G. Bond Metro Park
You must start your day soaking up enormous fresh air and good spirit at a serene and lush green place, i.e., Fred G. Bond Metro Park. It offers plethora of activities to accentuate the fun quotient in your life. This lakeside park is an unparalleled nature setting that can bring a lot of fun for anyone who steps in here. Sprawling across 310-acre of land, Fred G. Bond Metro Park is famed as Wake County's one of the largest municipal parks. Fred G. Bond Metro Park is also revered for its sincere engagement into preservation of environment. If you are coming here in a group, then you can make Fred G. Bond Metro Park a picnic spot for you and enjoy your cookouts as it offers picnic shelters at affordable prices, like, Screened Porch, Kiwanis Picnic Shelter, and Buehler Picnic Shelter. All-year round, Fred G. Bond Metro Park remains indulged into event celebration, like, Winter Wonderland, Olde Fashioned 4th of July, Easter Egg Hunt, Dog Days of June, Pumpkin Flotilla, Kite Festival, Family Campout, and Take a Child Outside Week. Fred G. Bond Metro Park is also marked with Sertoma Amphitheatre where you can catch the glimpse of various opulent performances.
   
Address: 801 High House Road, Cary, North Carolina 27513, United States
Phone: 1 919.462.3970
Website www.townofcary.org/
Operation Hours: Opens daily (7:30 am-9:00 pm)

9:30 am: Wow your taste buds at Herons
You must be feeling good after spending a tranquil time at Fred G. Bond Metro Park. Energy is highly required to continue your day ahead. Let's swing by Herons for finger-licking breakfast. Herons is a popular name in the history of American's gastronomy. With its culinary expertise, Herons has remarkably revamped American cooking and age-old recipes. Innovation is the driving force behind the unstoppable success of Herons. How to keep traditional recipes and tastes alive forever and how to garnish their dishes with a touch of creativity to cater to future generation's taste and preferences is the only and major concern of Herons. To keep the traditional taste intact and to deliver nothing less than freshest food to diners, Herons always uses its homegrown herbs and vegetables. Winner of 'Five Diamonds' from AAA and 'Five Stars' from Forbes Travel Guide is the story of Herons so far, but this is not it for Herons. It's still striving like a novice in this culinary industry so as to attain the topmost position and nothing less than that. We hope you now have a fair idea where to go for dinner tonight.

Address: 100 Woodland Pond Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27513, United States
Phone: 1 919.447.4200
Website: www.theumstead.com/
Operation Hours: Monday-Friday (6:30 am-9:45 am, 11:30 am-1:30 pm, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm); Saturday (7:00 am-1:30 pm, 5:30 pm-9:30 pm); Sunday (7:00 am-1:30 pm)
Distance and time from Fred G. Bond Metro Park: 5.4 miles or 10 minutes drive

11:00 am: Bounce, play and cherish at BigEbounce
It was a belly-buster experience, wasn't it? Are you in search of great dose of fun? Then, you must move to BigEbounce where there are plenitude of ways to entertain yourself. BigEbounce is a place for entire family, for all age groups. It is dotted with 'Lil e' which has been designed to entertain your toddlers. This is not it. Your kids can have something more at BigEbounce. It is also marked with Animal Planet, Dora & Diego Explore, and Thomas' Train Station. Adults are also catered well here with humongous fun and entertainment opportunities. BigEbounce is packed with various video game systems, like, PS4 and Xbox One. BigEbounce allows you to jump, slide and bounce unlimited on its Tallest Slide. BigEbounce also features Double-Double Buddy Slide, Largest Bounce 40" Multi-Sport Field and Largest Maze. Its Triangle Area remains available for throwing ravishing parties and conducting opulent private events at pocket-friendly prices.
   
Address: 101, 107 Edinburgh South Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27511, United States
Phone: 1 919.234.1395
Website: www.bigebounce.com
Operation Hours: Tuesday-Friday (9:45 am-12:45 pm); remains closed from Saturday to Monday
Distance and time from Herons: 10.0 miles or 12 minutes drive

12:30 pm: Nature is ready to accompany you
Whether you like being amidst nature or in solitude, you would love being at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve. This place is a delight for those who love outdoorsy things. Eastern Hemlock trees are the center of attraction at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve. The preserve is also home to plenitude of mountain plant species. Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is a breathtaking place to lose yourself into wildlife and bird watching. If you want to spend some time in isolation, you must take a stroll around as Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve provides you access to mulched nature trails. It also conducts educational and interactive exhibits that provide you with opportunities get acquainted with the Piedmont of North Carolina. Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve also conducts educational programs based on environment and nature interpretation all-year round.

Address: 2616 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, North Carolina 27518, United States
Phone: 1 919.387.5980
Website: www.townofcary.org/
Operation Hours: Monday-Saturday (10:00 am-5:00 pm); Sunday (1:00 pm-5:00 pm)
Distance and time from BigEbounce: 2.7 miles or 6 minutes drive

2:00 pm: Belly-buster time at Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant
It's time for something delicious for your growling belly. If you are an avid foodie, then you belong to Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant, no matter whether you pop in here with friends or family. The restaurant is meant for the people from all walks of life. The menu of Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant is as diverse as people's taste buds and preferences. Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant is not only about delectable food. In fact, it is more than a restaurant. If you are a passionate music lover, then this restaurant can make your evening memorable. Every evening Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant remains thronged by music aficionados. The live music here is so heart-thumping. If you often couple your dinner with a frosty glass of beer, then your penchant can be gratified here greatly. Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant is famed amongst locals for its tantalizing craft beers. People usually avoid commotion, but at Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant, you would like being engaged into it. This commotion is the end result of its opulent events that draw immeasurable number of people.
    
Address: 1979 High House Road, Cary, North Carolina 27519, United States
Phone: 1 919.388.9930
Website: www.dohertysirishpubnc.com
Operation Hours: Monday-Thursday (11:00 am-12:00 am); Friday and Saturday (11:00 am-2:00 am); Sunday (9:00 am-12:00 am)
Distance and time from Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve: 8.1 miles or 15 minutes drive

3:30 pm: Spend time in the lap of God
It's time to explore India's wonder based in the lap of Cary. We are talking about Sri Venkateswara Temple of North Carolina which is a great representation of Indian cultural and religious beliefs. Taking into account people's religious sentiments and beliefs, the foundation of Sri Venkateswara Temple of North Carolina was laid. It is sincerely engaged into promoting Hindu religion and propagating its philosophy. Sri Venkateswara Temple of North Carolina is also indulged into promoting Indian culture, art, music, and dance in North Carolina and beyond its boundaries as well. The temple also provides opportunities to get acquainted with deep insights of yoga and meditation and their benefits for the development of of your body. Through Sri Venkateswara Temple of North Carolina Hindu community is facilitated with the opportunities to celebrate their festivals and various religious as well as cultural ceremonies. The temple also conducts cross-cultural activities to rope in the entire community and facilitate it with humanitarian services.

Address: 121 Balaji Place, Cary, North Carolina 27513, United States
Phone: 1 919.468.0040
Website: www.svtemplenc.org/svtemple/index.jsp
Distance and time from Doherty's Irish Pub & Restaurant: 3.9 miles or 9 minutes drive

5:00 pm: Science is a fun thing at Science Fun For Everyone
We have something magnificent for our science buffs, and even if you are not an avid science seeker, still you will thank us for bringing you here, i.e., Science Fun For Everyone. It is a magnificent place where you can witness the incredible integration of science, imagination and curiosity. Hence, if you have a hug appetite for science and its expeditions, then you must not miss out on Science Fun For Everyone. It could be a magical and extraordinary time at Science Fun For Everyone. To enable people to get insights of education and science, Science Fun For Everyone conducts interactive hands-on science programs. No matter which age group you belong to, you would love to be here. Science Fun For Everyone provides you with edutainment opportunities and rope in people to attain interest in and knowledge about science and technology. Moldy Apples, Dancing Liquid, Gorgeous Gooey Gobstoppers, Polishing Pennies, Lava Lamp, Ice Fishing, Milk Art, Milk Sculptures, Layers Liquids, Floating Egg, Crystal Candy, ad many more are amongst its distinct science experiments.

Address: 111 James Jackson Avenue #131, Cary, North Carolina 27513, United States
Phone: 1 919.460.5800
Website: www.sciencefun.org
Distance and time from Sri Venkateswara Temple of North Carolina: 1.2 miles or 25 minutes drive

6:30 pm: Phillips Farms-hub of freshness and health
Our next destination would be Phillips Farms where you can get filled up with a spirit of live healthy, eat healthy and think healthy. The stones of Phillips Farms were laid more than 100 years back, and since then it has been serving central North Carolina with its cordon bleu farm products. It started of its journey with hay, tobacco, and straw. By the course of time, strawberry joined those three crops. But, public health was of utmost importance for Phillips Farms; hence, it put a stop to cultivating tobacco products in 1998. Today, the farm also enjoys farming corn along with other crops. Keeping in mind community's health needs, Phillips Farms is revered as the most reliable name in the market for healthy and freshest food products. If Christmas is just around, you don't need to roam around in search of Christmas tree. Phillips Farms is also engaged into cultivating and selling Christmas tree. Other than lush crops, the farm also provides with you certain entertainment opportunities, like, Haunted Farm and Corn Maze. Get your family here and spend fun-filled time at Phillips Farms.
   
Address: 6701 Good Hope Church Road, Cary, North Carolina 27519, United States
Website: www.phillipsfarmsofcary.com
Distance and time from Science Fun For Everyone: 5.7 miles or 12 minutes drive

8:00 pm: Finger-liscious time at Sushi-Thai Cary
Let's dine with us. We have a very scrumptious place to take you to, and that is, Sushi-Thai Cary. If Japanese and Thai is what on your mind right now, then you must not delay in booking a table at Sushi-Thai Cary. Reason being, the restaurant remains thronged all-year round and at times, you have to stand and wait in stand-still queues outside it. To avoid the crowd, you may also swing by other places in the town, but take a deep breath and ponder whether you want to compromise with the quality or taste. Of course, not! Then, you must not look beyond Sushi-Thai Cary. When it comes to Japanese and Thai cuisines, Sushi-Thai Cary is revered as epitome of authenticity and quality. The menu of Sushi-Thai Cary is wide enough to gratify each and every diner visiting here. Miso Soup, Ginger Salad, Gyoza, Shrimp Shumai, Edamame, Dengaku, Shi-Ta-Ke Mushrooms, Yaki Soba, and many more dishes of Sushi-Thai Cary has become highly popular amongst locals as well people coming from outside Cary.
   
Address: 106 Kilmayne Drive, Cary, North Carolina 27511, United States
Phone: 1 919.467.5747
Website: www.sushithaicary.com/
Operation Hours: Monday-Thursday (11:00 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-10:00 pm); Friday (11:00 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-10:30 pm); Saturday (11:00 am-3:00 pm, 5:00 pm-10:00 pm); Sunday (5:00 pm-10:00 pm)
Distance and time from Phillips Farms: 9.3 miles or 16 minutes drive

9:30 pm: Get imbibed with frosty drinks at Crosstown  Pub & Grill
If you like ended up in a pub-style ambiance, then we suggest you to take the joy of your drink at Crosstown  Pub & Grill. Here, it is not compulsory to pop in with your partner. Only a glass of wine and beer can make your day. To accompany your spirit, there remain multitude of sports aficionados who remain indulged into sports watching here. The whopping screens are ample to catch your eye-balls and evoke interest in the on-going game even if you are not very fond of sports. Drink slowly and take the joy of every sip of your favorite drink. You would barely realize how the time elapsed at Crosstown Pub & Grill and time came to go back to home. Your weariness will be vanished in no time and every nerve in your brain will become relaxed. So soothing the drinks at Crosstown Pub & Grill are. You can also munch on its lip-smacking after-dark snacks that will make you forget the taste of your home-cooked food.

Address: 140 East Chatham Street, Cary, NC 27511, United States
Phone: 1 919.650.2853
Website: www.crosstowndowntown.com
Operation Hours: Sunday-Thursday (11:30 am-12:00 am); Friday and Saturday (11:30 am-2:00 am)
Distance and time from Sushi-Thai Cary: 1.5 miles or 5 minutes drive

11:00 pm: Night fun at The Cary Pub
Your day in Cary might have come to an end, but things to do in the town are still galore to come here time and again. One more such dazzling place in the town is The Cary Pub. When you want to experience only the city's best, then The Cary Pub deserves a visit from you. When you say bar is the place that completes your night hours, then you must not miss out on The Cary Pub. We promise you a life-changing experience at The Cary Pub. Its craft beers are as famous as United States on this globe. Thus, The Cary Pub has elevated the popularity level of the town and the nation as well. Beer aficionados prefer to travel miles to just sink their throat in the frosty beer of The Cary Pub. And, nothing can stop them from gratifying their penchant. The live music performed at The Cary Pub is a real treat to ears. No other place in the town can please you with such extra-ordinary auditory experience. Now, something for your eyes. For a jaw-dropping visual treat, you just visit The Cary Pub as it hosts plenitude of opulent and dazzling events every week.

Address: 6454 Tryon Road, Cary, North Carolina 27518, United States
Phone: 1 919.859.1070
Website: www.thecarypub.com
Operation Hours: Monday-Saturday (11:00 am-2:00 am); Sunday (12:00 pm-12:00 am)
Distance and time from Crosstown  Pub & Grill: 4.1 miles or 10 minutes drive

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