Henderson is one of the few North Carolina cities that has maintained the structure, integrity, and nostalgic southern charm, offering a step back in time with its calm atmosphere, lack of busy streets, and friendly locals. Henderson is located within an hour’s drive to popular destinations like Durham and Raleigh where you can catch a comedy or music show or grab some tickets to see a baseball game at the Durham Bulls Park. The RDU airport is within an hour drive with rental car options.

Henderson boasts southern living featuring, drive-in movie theatres, fishing at Kerr Lake, old-fashioned seafood markets with fresh catches like trout, bass, red snapper, and more. You will enjoy organic fruits such as apples, peaches, watermelon, strawberries, homemade jams, and preserves and much more from local fruit stands. Henderson’s downtown is charmingly quaint, with boutiques for shopping, spa services, and antique shops. If you’re in the mood for a little reading stop by Perry Memorial library and grab a book as you’re strolling along.

While you’re strolling through downtown drop by the Down To Earth herb store and meet Bob who is a certified herbalist. Here you will find many different organic herbs and teas that can help to improve and manage various health conditions. While strolling through the downtown be sure to stop by Sadie’s coffee shop and enjoy a gourmet cup of coffee or tea and a delicious pastry. Henderson is the perfect vacation destination for those seeking a genuine southern experience and beautiful scenery in Eastern North Carolina.

If you are interested in spending a day at the lake stop by Gear and Beer which is also located downtown and try some of the Craft beer while you’re there. They have just what you need for the perfect day at the lake.