Asheboro in Western Piedmont has a population of approximately 25,000 people.
The city lies some 65 miles (105 kilometers) from the state capital of North Carolina, Raleigh and about 65 miles (105 kilometers) from Charlotte.
Escape the traffic and spend some time at the various pleasant public parks and gardens of the area. Frazier Park and the Memorial Park are two of the best urban parks and gardens for those who appreciate nature. Eastside Park and North Asheboro Park are two more public parks and gardens tailor-made for lazy days.
Put your pedal to the metal and make tracks to the Caraway Speedway, a much-loved racing circuit in the Asheboro area. For a great day out, take the family to a race and roar along with the crowds as drivers and riders race to be first past the chequered flag.
Study the collections, browse the exhibits and get acquainted with the local lore in some of the local museums such as the North Carolina Aviation Museum and the American Classic Motorcycle Museum. Of the many fascinating collections and museums around, these are two of the more praised.
Put some time aside admire the Pisgah Covered Bridge, one of Asheboro’s most interesting. After you have read more about its place in history in Asheboro, view the finer details of the bridge and then capture it on camera from further away.
One of the most popular golf venues within the vicinity of Asheboro is Asheboro Municipal Golf Course. Grab your golf bag and cap and tee off, then finish the day in the clubhouse sharing a cold beer with friendly locals.
In this artistic city there are some remarkable museums, such as the Sara Smith Gallery, where art and history lovers can browse local collections. For those who love galleries and art museums, this is a great place to enjoy the atmosphere and learn about art and history.