The seat of Lee County, Sanford is home to more than 28,000 residents. Get on a bus charter in Sanford, North Carolina and explore the city today.
A bus charter in Sanford, North Carolina can take you and your group to the following places:
The Lee County Community Orchestra has been wowing audiences for more than two dozen seasons. That is quite a feat considering that the orchestra is composed mainly of volunteer musicians from all over the area. You can catch them perform at the Tommy Mann Lee County Arts & Community Center's Annie Laurie Pomeranz Auditorium, Depot Park, or at Grace Chapel. You could also catch the Heart of Carolina Jazz Society perform at the Sunrise Theater, the Temple Theatre, the Lee County Arts, and other venues around the city. You should also check out the Carolina Artists' Colony, where you can buy the art works of local artists and crafters.
The Tobacco Road Golf Course has 18 holes of golfing fun that measures more than 6,500 yards at the longest tees. It has a par of 71, a rating of 73.2, and a slope rating of 150. The course was designed by Mike Strantz and was first opened in the 1990s. Golfweek Magazine named it as one of the best public access courses for the state in 2005 and 2006, while Golf Digest Magazine included it in its list of top rated golf courses for North Carolina in 2005. Also, Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine named it as one of the country's 100 best courses where you can play for $100 or less in 2002. Other golf courses you can play on include Carolina Trace Country Club, Quail Ridge Golf Course, Sanford Municipal Golf Course, and Carolina Lakes Country Club.
Check out Railroad House, which was built in the 1870s and which features a gothic revival design. The house was built by the Raleigh and Augusta Air Line Railroad and is operated as a museum at present. There’s the Farish-Lambeth House, which has a Greek revival architecture and which was built in the 1850s. Both houses are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
You can also visit the Seaboard Milling Company, a historic roller mill that was built in the 1910s. Or go to the historic John D. McIver Farm, where you can find the 1850s Greek revival farmhouse, the meat house, wooden gate posts, and corn crib among other contributing properties. The Lee County Courthouse has a classical revival architecture that was built in 1908. There are also two churches on the register: Euphronia Presbyterian Church and the Buffalo Presbyterian Church and Cemeteries.
Aside from these places, you can also visit the historic districts in the city where you can find a concentration of historic structures. These include Downtown Sanford Historic District, East Sanford Historic District, Hawkins Avenue Historic District, Lee Avenue Historic District, and Rosemount-McIver Park Historic District. Other nationally registered historic sites include the former Sanford High School, Lee County Training School, and the Temple Theatre.
Go to San Lee Park, where you have at least 177 acres of space and several outdoor recreation opportunities such as hiking and biking trails, a nature center, picnic areas, stocked lakes that are ideal for fishing, paddle boats, and campgrounds. There’s also Depot Park, situated in an old railroad depot and once the center of the city's economy. Today, it is a great place to rest in with decorative fencing, lighting and benches for you to enjoy. Several events are held here, helping Sanford attract more than 50,000 people per year. You can also go to the Ole Gilliam Mill Park or the White Pines Nature Preserve.
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