The Town of Wake Forest, NC, is a suburb of Raleigh, located at the northern tip of The Triangle. It's the ideal location for those who enjoy out-of-door activities who also want to live near employment opportunities or educational institutions. Nearby Falls Lake State Recreation Area is a playground of 26,000 acres with a 12,000-acre lake, available for residents to fish, swim, boat, hike, bike, and camp.
Nearby Raleigh opens up all the possibilities of city life activities. The 500,000 square foot Raleigh Convention Center is home to a multitude of events such as conventions, conferences and trade shows. Raleigh's Progress Energy for the Performing Arts, the RBC Center, Carolina Hurricanes, the Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park, the North Carolina State Fair Grounds, and the Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion at Walnut Creek are all a short distance from Wake Forest and provide cultural, arts, and sports events too numerous for one person to take it all in.
World renown universities are nearby - North Carolina State University, Duke University, and UNC-Chapel Hill--and state museums, town museums, and children's museums are within easy driving distance.