Carthage is located 80 miles (129 kilometers) east of Charlotte and about 280 miles (451 kilometers) southwest of Washington, the United States of America's capital.
It comes as no surprise that the area around Carthage is a perennial favourite with with international and local vacationers alike; the region is home to a treasure-trove of great natural and man-made attractions. Two places in the vicinity of Carthage are Biscoe, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east, and Star, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the east.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not visit the nearest center. Asheboro lies 35 miles (56 kilometers) away and is home to attractions including North Asheboro Park, Asheboro Municipal Golf Course and Frazier Park. Eastside Park, Pisgah Covered Bridge and Asheboro City Hall are also worth investigating while you are in Asheboro.
Each place holds a special history and this area is no exception. The historic mansions in these parts provide great insights into the past.
Pack your gear or rent the gear locally, and discover the region's water activities. Water skiing is one great activity. Another option is swimming.
When the time comes to say goodbye to Carthage, head to the nearest major airport situated in Fayetteville, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the southeast.