From Ellerbe, it's about 60 miles (97 kilometers) to the west to Charlotte and 110 miles (177 kilometers) to the southeast to Myrtle Beach.
Don't just limit yourself to Ellerbe; the wider region has been blessed with an abundance natural and man-made attractions which await the savvy traveler. Head 9 miles (14 kilometers) north from Ellerbe to Rockingham, where you'll find the Rockingham Speedway and Rockingham Dragway.
When you are ready to venture further afield why not visit the nearest regional city. Asheboro is situated 45 miles (72 kilometers) away and is home to attractions including Frazier Park, Randolph Memorial Park and Pisgah Covered Bridge. Make sure you don't return to Ellerbe until you've checked out Asheboro's Eastside Park, North Carolina Aviation Museum and North Asheboro Park.
An effective way to better understand a region is by discovering its past. Don't miss the historic mansions while you are here.
When the weather is fine, head to Eastern Piedmont's beautiful waterways for a spot of canoeing or water skiing.
The nearest major airport, Fayetteville Regional Airport, is situated in Fayetteville, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the east of Ellerbe, so take that into account when booking your trip.