Pinehurst has been a golfing community since 1895 with 43 courses within a 15-mile radius.

    Southern Pines is a long standing diverse equestrian community with hunter jumpers, eventers, combined drivers, coaching, dressage, western pleasure, and endurance riders.  It also hosts the oldest foxhunt in North Carolina.

    Longleaf Lodge is also located near the 250 acre Carolina Horse Park which hosts equestrian events year round attracting international-caliber competitors in hunter jumper, dressage, eventing, and combined driving.

    North Carolina Zoo. 

    Hike the Uwharrie National Forest located north of Longleaf Lodge.

    The Sandhills Gameland is not only public land but also preserved land. The Sandhills Gameland is home to the federally endangered Red-cockaded Woodpecker and has some of the best examples of Longleaf Pine Savannah ecological communities.  Longleaf Pine forests once covered southeast but now are restricted to certain areas. If you want to explore an ecological unique community from horse, bike or foot, this is a great placed to do that!

    Boutique shopping and restaurants in nearby Aberdeen, Southern Pines & Pinehurst.

    Travel the North Carolina Pottery trail.

    Visit the Discovery Place KIDS children's museum in nearby Rockingham.