Fun and Fulfillment - Always in Style in the Sandhills
Often called the Home of American Golf, and home to many premier golf clubs, such as the Pinehurst Resort and Pine Needles Resort, Moore County offers an abundance of other leisure, cultural and educational opportunities to enjoy: tennis, croquet, swimming, fishing, bicycling, theater, historic sites, concerts, festivals, fairs and scenic parks to name a few. The area also features Sandhills Community College, North Carolina’s first comprehensive community college.
Southern Pines is recognized nationally as a center for equestrian activities and home to an almost 4,000-acre environmental preserve with endless riding trails – the Walthour-Moss Foundation.
The nearby village of Cameron is known for antiques with more than ten antique stores on the main street. Just northwest of Southern Pines is an area recognized nationally for pottery artisans and their handcrafted wares.
FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, the flagship hospital for FirstHealth of the Carolinas, and the region’s first comprehensive health care network, is less than five miles away. Moore Regional is ranked in the top 3.3% nationally for clinical excellence More information is available at the Town of Southern Pines and Village of Pinehurst websites.
Conveniently located 70 miles south of Raleigh and just 35 miles from Ft. Bragg, the area was originally established as the halfway point on the New York–Florida rail route. Today, daily rail service to both New York and Florida is joined by convenient access to Interstates 95, 85, 73-74 and 40. Ocean beaches to the east and mountains to the west are just a few hours drive. The airports of Raleigh, Fayetteville, Greensboro and Charlotte are all within proximity.
Premier golf, state-of-the-art medical and spa facilities, learning opportunities and convenient location are just part of what makes this area so appealing. Authentic Southern hospitality, rich history, charming villages and quaint shops all combine to make the Sandhills a gem.