Clinton is situated 280 miles (451 kilometers) south of the national capital Washington, and 95 miles (153 kilometers) north of Myrtle Beach.
Try not to limit yourself to Clinton, because this region has a wealth of natural and man-made attractions which await the savvy traveler. You may also wish to check out Mount Olive, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the southwest, and Wallace 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the northwest.
Approximately 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the east of Clinton is Jacksonville, a regional center and the home of Pelletier House, Jacksonville Mall and Coastal Plains Raceway and Dragway. Marine Corps Air Station New River, Camp Lejeune Main Gate and Visitor Center and Onslow Pines Park are also good places to head to.
Feel as though you are going back in time while you are in the Eastern Piedmont area. Discover some of the historic mansions for which this part of the world is well known.
When the sun is shining, follow the locals and head to the region's waterways for a few hours of water skiing or swimming.
The most convenient major airport, Fayetteville Regional Airport, is situated in Fayetteville, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the west of Clinton, which is handy to remember when planning your trip.