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American Classic Motorcycle Museum Asheboro
See one of the largest private collections of antique Harley-Davidson® motorcycles in the country including 45 bikes ranging from 1936 to 1978. Gift shop and Heritage Diner on site.
Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden & Foundry SeagroveThe Carolina Bronze Sculpture Garden is a natural and landscaped area overlooking a beautiful 1.25-acre pond. A half-mile walking trail loops around the pond with over 15 large sculptures are on display along with plants and trees that are native to the NC landscape.Carolina Bronze Sculpture is a fine art bronze casting facility located adjacent to the Sculpture Garden. We work as a team with sculptors from all over the country to build, engineer, and install their work. It is open for tours on Fridays and by appointment.
Linbrook Heritage Estate - Historic Hoover House Trinity
Relive Randolph County farm life from 1905 to 1944 at the Historic Hoover House. Through guided tours, visitors will learn about the Hoovers and their daily lives. Lovingly restored to its original appearance, many of Edd Hoover's hand built tools and early farm equipment are on display.
Linbrook Heritage Estate - Linbrook Hall Trinity
Tour one of the largest privately-owned homes in the southeastern United States with more than 60 rooms. Linbrook Hall is located on a hill in view of America's oldest mountain range, the Uwharrie Mountains, and features architectural details found in many 18th century homes. See the Neal's personal collection of antiques from around the world beautifully displayed throughout.
Linbrook Heritage Estate - Neal Agricultural & Industrial Museum Trinity
View more than 26 fully restored John Deere tractors, a 1926 return tube boiler from P&P Chair Company in Asheboro, producers of the Carolina Rocking Chair used by President John F. Kennedy, multiple steam engines from the 19th century, and a demonstration of the War of the Currents. Gift shop on site.
Morgan Reptile Replicas Liberty
See this educational wildlife art exhibit, showcasing lifelike museum-quality reptile reproductions cast from original specimens that are featured in museums, nature centers, national and state parks, environmental education centers, botanical gardens, zoos, and TV/movie sets across the world. Unique rocks available for purchase.
Museum of NC Traditional Pottery Seagrove
Established in 1981, this organization, located in downtown Seagrove, features displays from surrounding area potteries, visitor guides and local area maps, and gift shop.
NC Aviation Museum and Hall of Fame Asheboro
Immerse yourself in aviation history! See stunning military artifacts and civilian memorabilia from WWI to the present including an impressive collection of military vehicles, weapons, equipment, uniforms and a flight simulator; and a Piper J-3 "Flitfire" flown by Orville Wright. Gift shop on site. Please call for group rate.
North Carolina Pottery Center Seagrove
Showcasing permanent and rotating exhibits including more than 800 pieces of pottery, artifacts, and photographs tracing North Carolina’s pottery history from Native Americans to the present with displays interpreting the impact of social, technological, and economic changes to one of the state’s most unique cultural resources. Gift shop on site.
North Carolina Zoo Asheboro
*The North Carolina Zoo will be closed on Sunday, December 9, 2018 due to winter weather.*
The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro celebrates nature! As the world’s largest zoo, they provide animals room to roam. Guests enjoy authentic experiences with African animals like elephants, ostriches, and rhinos—including two new baby rhino now playing on the Watani Grasslands; or climb aboard the Zoofari vehicle for an exclusive tour inside the 40-acre Grasslands. Create lasting memories by getting eye-to-eye with graceful giraffes at the Acacia Station Giraffe Deck and discover other wildlife such as polar bears, cougars, chimps, and gorillas. Families can also enjoy hiking trails and an adventurous Air Hike ropes course!
Photo credit: Nat LeDonne, North Carolina Zoo
Petty Family Attractions - Petty's Garage Randleman
Plant your feet within the walls of the Petty Family compound where 10 NASCAR championships and more than 250 race wins began in 1949. Today this team of automotive professionals specializes in high performance upgrades including superchargers, custom projects and restorations. Petty's Garage Performance Tour provides an up close experience for fans and auto aficionados alike.
Petty Family Attractions - The Petty Museum Randleman
Race into this museum showcasing the careers of this four-generation NASCAR Hall of Fame racing family including Lee, Richard, Maurice, Kyle and Adam Petty. Follow the family from the early “dirt” days to the present. Cars, trophies and awards and nostalgic family memorabilia are showcased throughout. Gift shop on site.
Petty Family Attractions - Toomes-Petty House Randleman
Tour the historic home of NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee, Lee Petty; and birthplace of his NASCAR Hall of Fame sons, Richard and Maurice Petty. Built in 1924 by Robert Vernon Toomes, the home includes stunning history and family secrets of the early days of this legendary racing family.
Seagrove, Handmade Pottery Capital of the U.S. Seagrove
Visit Seagrove, the handmade pottery capital of the United States where artisans create handcrafted pottery inspired by the traditions that began in this community more than 200 years ago. With nearly 100 shops and galleries scattered throughout the area, you will find everything from traditional tableware to folk and collectible art pieces and historical reproductions.
Victory Junction Randleman
Feel your heart race™ at the nation's only NASCAR-themed children's camp. Tour Goody's Body Shop, Hendrick Motorsports Fuel Stop, Silver Theater, Kyle Petty Charity Ride Across America Water Park, Adam's Race Shop, Michael Waltrip Operation Marathon SportsCenter, Jessie's Horse Power Garage, Kurt Busch Superdome, Bass Pro Shops Catch, Kiss & Release Marina, Jimmie Johnson's Victory Lanes, Tony Stewart Maze, Ashburn/Davis Love Miniature Golf, Home Depot Tree House, and Dale Jr. Corral and Amphitheatre. Welcome center and gift shop on site.