Cary, NC's Small-Town Charm and Big City Appeal
Stretching about 55 square miles in the heart of Wake County, Cary is one of the largest cities in North Carolina and the third largest in the Triangle area after Raleigh and Durham. However, its close-knit communities and friendly residents make the area seem much smaller.
Downtown Cary's Local History
Many of the buildings downtown are historic, from the revitalized cinema to the old-fashioned drug store and soda fountain, and thus preserve Cary's hometown character.
Get a taste of Cary's history by visiting:
- Ashworth Drugs
- The Cary movie theater
- Cary Arts Center
- Nancy Jones House
- Page-Walker Hotel & Museum
Getting Around Town
Cary's public transit, C-Tran, operates small blue buses that shuttle Cary's citizens to the Amtrak train station, Cary Towne Center, Crossroads shopping center, and other locations throughout Cary.
C-Tran offers Door-to-Door transit services as well as wheelchair lifts.
Cary's Vast Greenway Network
Miles and miles of sidewalks and paved trails wind throughout Cary, connecting neighborhoods, Downtown Cary, and local parks to each other.
City Culture: Arts, Music, and Celebrations
Cary's citizens are diverse, and cultural festivals and art gatherings help bring residents together. Annual events throughout the year in Cary include:
- Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival
- Spring Daze Arts & Crafts Festival
- Cary Diwali Celebration
- Ritmo Latino Music, Art, & Dance Festival
- Cary Eid Day
- Cary Band Day
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