Discover fun things to do in Rocky Mount like hiking the Tar River Trail

The Country Inn & Suites, Rocky Mount, NC is conveniently located a mile off I-95 and minutes from the campus of North Carolina Wesleyan College. During your stay, enjoy fun things to do like shopping at more than 60 stores at Golden East Crossing and touring the gorgeous antebellum grounds of Stonewall Manor. For an activity the whole family will love, you can spend time paddling, biking, or hiking along the Tar River Trail, which connects six of the city’s parks. Grab a bite to eat and sample brews at Rocky Mount Mills, a 19th-century cotton mill turned entertainment destination, or glimpse antique fire trucks at the Rocky Mount Fire Museum.

Select what to see in a map

Children's Museum & Science Center at The Imperial Centre

3.62 mi / 5.83 km from the hotel
Learning is fun at this hands-on, family-friendly museum, where kids of all ages can walk with dinosaurs, play board games, and gaze at the stars in the planetarium.

Rocky Mount Fire Museum

3.87 mi / 6.23 km from the hotel
See old photographs of firefighters, a display of the city’s first fire alarm system, and engines dating from 1922 at Rocky Mount’s original fire station.

Rocky Mount Sports Complex

3.2 mi / 5.14 km from the hotel
This 143-acre multi-purpose sports facility includes multiple fields for a variety of sporting events, including softball, baseball, soccer, and football. The complex also features a walking trail and picnic shelters.

Golden East Crossing

2.3 mi / 3.7 km from the hotel
Spend the day shopping at more than 60 stores at Golden East Crossing mall, and end it by visiting one of the numerous on-site restaurants.

Stonewall Manor

2.38 mi / 3.83 km from the hotel
Tour this historic antebellum plantation house for a glimpse of what the typical domestic life of a wealthy local planter in eastern North Carolina may have looked like, and don’t miss the spectacular gardens surrounding the property.

Tar River Trail

3.8 mi / 6.12 km from the hotel
Explore the great outdoors when you pay a visit to this local attraction that features four miles of biking, hiking, and paddle trails.

The Country Doctor Museum

20.73 mi / 33.37 km from the hotel
Delve into the history of rural health care at this unique museum that has amassed more than 5,000 articles and documents that memorialize rural physicians throughout the United States.

Rocky Mount Mills

2.82 mi / 4.53 km from the hotel
Once a 19th-century cotton mill, Rocky Mount Mills has been reimagined into an entertainment destination with breweries, restaurants, offices, and event space. 

Rocky Mount Event Center

3.77 mi / 6.06 km from the hotel
This multi-purpose facility hosts a variety of athletic events each year. If you’re in the mood for extracurricular fun, the event center has basketball courts, volleyball courts, climbing walls, and a ropes course.