With its tree-lined streets and well-groomed subdivisions, it’s no wonder that Cary is not only named the hottest town in the East and one of the six Hottest Towns in America by Money Magazine, but is continually ranked as the safest town in the Southeast. Nicknamed “The Technology Town” of North Carolina, Cary is no further than 20 minutes from major universities such as Duke, North Carolina State and the University of North Carolina as well as close proximity to Raleigh, Research Triangle Park and RDU International Airport.

Cary provides an impressive variety of recreational, sports, environmental, historical and cultural arts programs and services. One of the area's larger performance venues, Koka Booth Amphitheatre, blends technology with nature, fitting a superior performing arts center in the midst of serene hardwoods and pines by Symphony Lake.

Waverly Place in Cary is an open air shopping center with dining, amenities and events.  An acre of green space in the middle with a playground, splash pad, fire pits and water fountains blend in with soft flowing streams and foot bridges.  You'll find something for everyone at Waverly Place!

Downtown Cary is a vibrant, historic, walkable urban space full of charm and character.  It draws people together with craft breweries, many restaurants, bicycle paths, ethnic festivals, farmers market and multiple concert series.    

Cary currently has more than 30 public parks and natural areas and over 70 miles of greenway.  Here are a few favorites:

Marla Dora Park, or locally known as Kids Together

Jack Smith Park 

Hemlock Bluffs

For the entire list of parks and greenways, click here!

Lisa's favorite places in Cary:

Enrigo's - Delicious traditional Italian dishes with homemade pasta's and pizza dough.

Cinebistro- Upscale movie theater where you can order dinner and watch your favorite new movie on the big screen

Tre Nail Spa - Nail salon with the most up to date nail colors and trends

If you are looking for information on public schools in Cary, you can click on the links below to learn more.  

Wake County Public School System 

Wake County School Address Look Up 

Curious about what homes are currently for sale in Cary?  Click the link below and if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to give us a call!

Single Family Homes for Sale in Cary