Best Things To Do In Kernersville, North Carolina

things to do in kernersville north carolina

Kernersville, North Carolina, located in the center of the state between Winston-Salem and Greensboro, is an excellent stop on your adventure through the southern part of the United States. From enjoying the outdoors at the various parks in Kernersville, relaxing at the movies or trying your skills at bowling, to learning about the history of North Carolina and the US, here are eight of the best things to do in Kernersville, North Carolina!

1. Walk through Triad Park

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If you want to enjoy the outdoors while in Kernersville, North Carolina, stop by Triad Park where you can find walking tails, disc golf (a frisbee game you play similarly to golf), you can hang out by the lake, or play on the playgrounds. Bring a picnic and enjoy a day outside being active and making memories. No matter what age, Triad Park is an excellent place to enjoy a beautiful day in the USA.

Triad Park

Address: 9652 West Market St., Kernersville, NC 27284

Website: Triad Park

2. Visit Korner's Folly

Korner's Folly
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Korner’s Folly was the historic home of the artist and designer, Jule Gilmer Körner. Known as a gorgeous architectural landmark and built in 1800, this is an excellent house to visit if you want to learn about the history of North Carolina, both its architectural history and cultural history. Walk through the house’s 22 rooms filled with beautiful antique furniture and detailed architectural accents and learn about a past time in the United States.

Korner's Folly

Address: 413 South Main St., Kernersville, NC

Website: Korner’s Folly

3. Visit the Botanical Garden

Botanical Garden
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Another great outdoor activity you can do during your time in Kernersville, North Carolina is to stop by the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden. Walk around the garden to enjoy the various types of flowers, plants, and trees they have, and learn more about the world we live in and the ecosystems around us. They also offer various events throughout the year, like a yoga night in the garden and a music night! A great place to visit for any traveler of any age.

Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden

Address: 215 South Main Street, Kernersville, NC 27284

Website: Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden

4. Head to the movies

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If you are looking for a relaxing indoor activity for you an your family, head to the Countryside Cinema to catch a movie. The tickets are incredibly low priced, and you can see a number of great films, both current films and movies from the past, in this old fashioned movie theatre. Don’t forget your popcorn!

Countryside Cinemas

Address: 755 Cinema Ct, Kernersville, NC 27284

Website: Countryside Cinemas

5. Kernersville Lake Park

Kernersville Lake Park
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Kerversville also has an excellent Lake Park where you can spend a day while visiting North Carolina. Take a pedal boat out on the water, go fishing, learn about the history of Kernserville and play on the playground. Bring a picnic basket and turn this visit into a memory you’ll never forget!

Kernersville Lake Park

Address: 6408 Old Valley School Road, Kernersville, NC 27284

Website: Kernersville Lake Park

6. Stop and have a drink

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If you and your traveling companions are over the age of 21, stop by The Brewer’s Kettle to taste some excellent beers, wines and cigars. Their beer garden has outdoor seating, nightly food trucks, and live music. It’s also dog friendly and has tons of games to enjoy while you enjoy your drink! This is an excellent place to relax and cool off with a nice cold beverage while in Kernersville, North Carolina. Don’t forget to always drink responsibly!

The Brewer's Kettle

Address: 308 E Mountain St, Kernersville, NC 27284

Website: The Brewer’s Kettle

7. Go bowling!

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Bowling is one of America’s classic, vintage pastimes and can be an excellent activity for you and your traveling party of family or friends. Roll a large ball down the lanes to knock over eight pins in as few tries as possible, and the person with the highest amount of points wins. Head to Countryside Lanes and rent your shoes and see how well you do! They also have food and beverages to fill you up after a fun game with your friends or family.

Countryside Lanes

Address: 1005 Masten Dr. Kernersville, NC

Website: Countryside Lanes

8. Go horseback riding

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If you and your party of travelers are animal lovers, particularly, in love with horses, why not try some horseback riding while in Kernersville, North Carolina? Stop by the Gold Leaf Training grounds to try out horseback riding or to meet some of the horses. Either stay in the Gold Leaf grounds or go on a trail and see the beauty that Kernersville has to offer. Great for both children who want to interact with animals and adults who want to enjoy a lovely afternoon in North Carolina. No matter the age, this is a great activity to do while in Kernersville, North Carolina, USA.

Gold Leaf Training

Website: Gold Leaf Training

Your adventure awaits in Kernersville

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Kernersville is an excellent location for you and your family or band of travelers to visit while trying to get a true sense of the southern life that North Carolina in the United States has to offer. From enjoying the outdoor parks the town has to offer, to relaxing at the movies or taking a spin at bowling, Kernersville is a great spot to stop and relax while on your travels. This town makes a perfect day trip or relaxing stop on your way to other large southern cities within the United States, and will give you the best sense of southern charm and hospitality like no other. Don’t miss it!

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Clare Fitzgerald is a recent graduate of Franklin and Marshall College where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and an honors Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. She continues to pursue...Read more

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