Wake County, North Carolina is one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. Home to over 1.1 million residents, several Fortune 500 companies, the Research Triangle Park, and numerous universities, it is a hub for technology and life sciences companies. The county is bolstered by a high-quality of life thanks to abundant recreational facilities, museums and outstanding schools. Since 2008, HHHunt Homes has provided homebuyers in Wake County with benchmark customer service, construction excellence, quality materials, innovative architectural design and unparalleled value in the finest locations. We’re proud of our reputation in the Triangle and hope you enjoy this this ultimate guide to Wake County.
Sports and Outdoor Recreation
There is no doubt about it, Wake County is for sports lovers. The county is home to four professional sports teams including the Carolina Hurricanes, Carolina Mudcats, Durham Bulls and North Carolina FC. Residents of Wake County have their pick of professional hockey, baseball and soccer right at their fingertips. Looking for collegiate action? Wake is also home to ACC teams including the NC State Wolfpack, UNC Tar Heels, and the Duke Blue Devils. There are plenty of outdoor recreation opportunities too. Wake County is home to over 250 parks and hundreds of miles of trails which are perfect for biking, walking or jogging.
Museums and Cultural Attractions
There are plenty of historical attractions to be found in Wake County including the North Carolina Museum of History and the North Carolina State Capitol. You can also check out the North Carolina Museum of Art which features over 40 galleries and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences which is the largest of its kind in the Southeastern U.S. The North Carolina museum system is affiliated with the Smithsonian Institution, and is often referred to as the Smithsonian of the South. If you enjoy the performing arts, then the North Carolina Symphony is sure to please.
Shopping and Dining
If you love to shop and eat, there are plenty of options in Wake County. There are over 2,000 restaurants including the world-famous State Farmer’s Market with 30,000 sq./ft. of vendors. Residents love the fact that Wake County has over 100 shopping centers with some of the world’s best names in clothing, jewelry, fashion and home furnishings.
At HHHunt Homes, we believe it’s how you live that matters and hope that if you are thinking of making the move to Raleigh, you will find this guide useful. Wake County has so much to offer, and we can’t wait to welcome you to one of our new home communities.