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Top 10 Neighborhood Amenities in Rocky Mount NC- Southern Charm!

Rocky Mount is large enough to offer a variety of amenities, small enough to navigate easily and located perfectly to access metro areas and recreational destinations! Enjoy an active lifestyle here – we have great options for golf, tennis, swimming and fitness. Arrive at Raleigh Durham International Airport in an hour - hop on Amtrak from downtown Rocky Mount! Enjoy a full complement of medical services locally and benefit from Nash Health Care's alliance with UNC Healthcare and our proximity to Chapel Hill and Duke.

City Lake Park

One of 53 area parks, City Lake is a great place to take a stroll or do a fitness walk - the path around the Lake is one half mile. Or just sit and enjoy watching the ducks! Located beside the Power Plant-home of Chicos Mexican restaurant.

Nash General Hospital

Nash Health Care includes state of the art Emergency facilities for adults and pediatrics, a women's center, cancer center and a variety of medical offices including orthopedics and eye care on its campus. The hospital has approximately 350 beds. Nash Health Care is a part of UNC Healthcare Systems.

Stonewall Manor

Stonewall Manor is one of the area's historic sites and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is representative of the lifestyle of the planter class of antebellum years. The home is open for tours and is available for hosting social events on a fee basis.

Amtrak Station - RMT

The Train Station in downtown Rocky Mount is a beautifully restored facility. The tiled floors and brass rails are reminders of the attention to detail of days gone by. The front lawn at the train station is used for events such as the Bar B Q Throwdown - a great cook off competition held annually in the fall and the second floor of the building is home to the Chamber of Commerce.

The Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences

The Imperial Centre is the Crown jewel of downtown Rocky Mount! This renovated warehouse is home to the Children's Museum, a Planetarium hosting various shows throughout the year, a gallery and theatre. Tucked in the front corner of the facility is a locally owned café, Milton & Miles, specializing in light breakfast and lunch fare with occasional dinner offerings - wine and beer available. The courtyard is used for summer concerts and outdoor family movie nights. In the winter, an ice skating rink is a popular destination.


One of many fine shops located in Rocky Mount, Talbots has brand recognition for discerning women everywhere! Conveniently located in West End Plaza which is also home to Jos A Banks men's clothiers and Bailey's fine jewelry - spend a relaxing afternoon enjoying some retail therapy!

Harris Teeter

Harris Teeter grocery store is a popular spot to shop and socialize! Their Friday footlongs are just $4.99 and can't be beaten - Convenient Westridge Village location. Other area grocery stores include: Food Lion, Aldi, Save a Lot, Wal Mart and Sam's Club.

Dunkin' Donuts

Enjoy your coffee and donuts inside or out on patio - or if you're in a hurry the drive thru is so convenient! Also located in this complex are: Lou Reda's a locally owned and operated restaurant featuring American fare, special offerings and a friendly bar Pizza Hut - sports bar style Ward Drug - a compounding Pharmacy and a hair salon.

Westridge Grill

Westridge Grill is a popular spot year round - but really rocks on Thursday evenings Spring, Summer & Fall when live entertainment attracts a crowd on the patio! Other dining options in this shopping strip include: Mario's Italian, Subway, Honey Baked Ham and a Chinese take out. Enjoy a mani/pedi at the Nail Spa and relax with your beverage of choice on the patio afterwards!

Coldwell Banker Watson Properties

Find your dream home here! The area has a wide variety of homes in styles and price ranges to suit every lifestyle and budget. The pictured home is located in beautiful Windchase on the Tar River Reservoir-enjoy private boat dock and beautiful sunrise/sunset views!

Laura Durham

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Top 10 Neighborhood Amenities in Rocky Mount NC- Southern Charm!