Washington, American's capital, is situated about 240 miles (386 kilometers) north of Selma.
Do see the Rudy Theater while you are in Selma.
Selma isn't the only place in this popular region worth experiencing; those with enough time should also take a day trip or two to experience the unique qualities of the nearby countryside, cities and towns. Journey 4 miles (6 kilometers) northeast to Smithfield, where you'll find the Ava Gardner Museum and Carolina Premium Outlets.
While you are here in Selma, why not experience Raleigh. Approximately 25 miles (40 kilometers) away, this regional city is home to Raleigh City Hall, North Carolina State University and North Hills Shopping Center. If you are after more entertainment be sure to visit Raleigh City Auditorium, Red Hat Amphitheater and Raleigh Little Theater before returning to Selma.
Every place you visit holds a specific history and this area has its own stories to tell. The historic mansions here provide a great snapshot to the past.
If you're are lucky to have good weather while you are here, get outside. Water skiing and canoeing are two local options.
The handiest major airport, Raleigh - Durham International Airport, is located in Raleigh, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest of Selma, a handy point to remember when booking your trip.