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Guidebook for High Point

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Guidebook for High Point

Food Scene
Great atmosphere and food
Liberty Brewery and Grill
914 Mall Loop Road
Great atmosphere and food
Great chicken and Barbecue. Local favorite
Carter Brothers Barbecue and Ribs
3802 Samet Dr
Great chicken and Barbecue. Local favorite
Great lunch place. Very quaint
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Blue Zucchini
1506 North Main Street
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Great lunch place. Very quaint
Great food!
Blue Water Grille
126 E State Ave
Great food!
Italian
Giannos
1124 Eastchester Drive
Italian
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98 Asian Bistro
1800 N Main St
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grocery store
Publix Super Market at Westchester Square
2005 N Main St
grocery store
Sightseeing
If you want to see a working butterfly in action, then head to All-A-Flutter Farm where you will be able to learn all about the life cycle of a breathtaking Monarch butterfly. The journey will take you from the eggs, to the caterpillars, to the chrysalis, and finally to the rebirth of the glorious Monarch butterflies. The emphasis here in on an interactive experience and you can even feed the butterflies using a sugar pod to encourage them to come closer to you. There are also gardens and picnic tables at the farm so that you can spend the afternoon here and take in the verdant surroundings.
All A Flutter Farms LLC
7850 Clinard Farms Rd
If you want to see a working butterfly in action, then head to All-A-Flutter Farm where you will be able to learn all about the life cycle of a breathtaking Monarch butterfly. The journey will take you from the eggs, to the caterpillars, to the chrysalis, and finally to the rebirth of the glorious Monarch butterflies. The emphasis here in on an interactive experience and you can even feed the butterflies using a sugar pod to encourage them to come closer to you. There are also gardens and picnic tables at the farm so that you can spend the afternoon here and take in the verdant surroundings.
Due to its number of furniture shops and its furniture craftsmanship, many people don’t know that High Point is also called the “Home Furnishings Capital of the World”. With that in mind, what else would you expect to find here other than the largest chest of drawers in the world? The drawers stand at 36 feet tall and are decorated with two large colorful socks, said to be a reference to the strong hosiery industry for which the city is also famous. There are replicas of the chest of drawers dotted all over the city, so see how many you can find during the duration of your trip.
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World's Largest Chest of Drawers
508 N Hamilton St
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Due to its number of furniture shops and its furniture craftsmanship, many people don’t know that High Point is also called the “Home Furnishings Capital of the World”. With that in mind, what else would you expect to find here other than the largest chest of drawers in the world? The drawers stand at 36 feet tall and are decorated with two large colorful socks, said to be a reference to the strong hosiery industry for which the city is also famous. There are replicas of the chest of drawers dotted all over the city, so see how many you can find during the duration of your trip.
One of High Point’s most famous faces is John Coltrane, who was an extremely talented musician and a virtuoso with the saxophone. Coltrane was most well known in the United States for his collaborations with the famous trumpet master Miles Davis as well as with Thelonious Monk, the famed pianist. In honor of Coltrane, there is now a bronze statue of him in High Point that measures in at 8 feet and pays tribute to this legendary jazz saxophonist.
John Coltrane Statue
One of High Point’s most famous faces is John Coltrane, who was an extremely talented musician and a virtuoso with the saxophone. Coltrane was most well known in the United States for his collaborations with the famous trumpet master Miles Davis as well as with Thelonious Monk, the famed pianist. In honor of Coltrane, there is now a bronze statue of him in High Point that measures in at 8 feet and pays tribute to this legendary jazz saxophonist.
Castle McCulloch
3925 Kivett Drive
Entertainment & Activities
Conveniently located in neighboring Archdale, Kersey Valley Attractions is something of a star turn in the region. The play center is famous for having the largest haunted house in the whole of the North Carolina area, and there are other exciting attractions to be found here such as zip lines and laser tag. Attractions also follow the seasons so depending on when you come here you may find things like a giant corn maze, a fall pumpkin patch, and a gem panning stand. Should you happen to be here around Christmas time then the entire area is turned into a winter wonderland for guests.
Kersey Valley Zipline
1615 Kersey Valley Rd
Conveniently located in neighboring Archdale, Kersey Valley Attractions is something of a star turn in the region. The play center is famous for having the largest haunted house in the whole of the North Carolina area, and there are other exciting attractions to be found here such as zip lines and laser tag. Attractions also follow the seasons so depending on when you come here you may find things like a giant corn maze, a fall pumpkin patch, and a gem panning stand. Should you happen to be here around Christmas time then the entire area is turned into a winter wonderland for guests.
Theater complex with multiple screens featuring new release films, plush seating & concession stand.
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Regal Palladium & IMAX
5830 Samet Drive
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Theater complex with multiple screens featuring new release films, plush seating & concession stand.
Indoor trampoline park
Get Air Trampoline Park
1116 Eastchester Dr
Indoor trampoline park
Putt-Putt Fun Center
2418 N Main St
Arts & Culture
The African-American community has made a huge impact on the city of High Point, and the Rosetta C. Baldwin Museum showcases much of this contribution. Rosetta C. Baldwin was born in 1902 and was known for being a prominent figure in the local community who worked as an instructor in Christian education. After 75 years of service to her community she received the honor of the ‘Order of the Long Leaf Pine’ due to her commitment to nurturing and educating youngsters, and when she died in 2000 her home was turned into a museum. The house is much as it was at the time of her death and is filled with memorabilia as well as the story of the African-American community in High Point and their role i
The Rosetta C. Baldwin African-American Museum
1408 Olga Ave
The African-American community has made a huge impact on the city of High Point, and the Rosetta C. Baldwin Museum showcases much of this contribution. Rosetta C. Baldwin was born in 1902 and was known for being a prominent figure in the local community who worked as an instructor in Christian education. After 75 years of service to her community she received the honor of the ‘Order of the Long Leaf Pine’ due to her commitment to nurturing and educating youngsters, and when she died in 2000 her home was turned into a museum. The house is much as it was at the time of her death and is filled with memorabilia as well as the story of the African-American community in High Point and their role i
To take in some culture in High Point, head to High Point Theatre where you will find the well known Passport to Entertainment Series which is a program dedicated to bringing the best of the local arts to the region. Known for being one of the best stage and art gallery spaces in the entire Southeast region, you will find an eclectic mix of arts here. Some of these include standup comedy nights, rock concerts, classical music recitals, urban hip-hop performances, and even country music festivals.
High Point Theatre
10141 N Main St
To take in some culture in High Point, head to High Point Theatre where you will find the well known Passport to Entertainment Series which is a program dedicated to bringing the best of the local arts to the region. Known for being one of the best stage and art gallery spaces in the entire Southeast region, you will find an eclectic mix of arts here. Some of these include standup comedy nights, rock concerts, classical music recitals, urban hip-hop performances, and even country music festivals.
Parks & Nature
In neighboring Jamestown on the outskirts of High Point you will find City Lake Park which provides fun for all the family. The park is filled with attractions such as a merry go round, a train, and a boat ride that can seat up to 30 passengers at a time. If you fancy a game, there is a miniature golf course here as well. Several historically significant buildings are housed in the park such as the Quaker Friends Meeting House and cemetery as well as the Richard Mendenhall Store. There is even a working marina within the park where you can fish and rent boats to go out on the water.
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High Point City Lake Park
602 West Main Street
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In neighboring Jamestown on the outskirts of High Point you will find City Lake Park which provides fun for all the family. The park is filled with attractions such as a merry go round, a train, and a boat ride that can seat up to 30 passengers at a time. If you fancy a game, there is a miniature golf course here as well. Several historically significant buildings are housed in the park such as the Quaker Friends Meeting House and cemetery as well as the Richard Mendenhall Store. There is even a working marina within the park where you can fish and rent boats to go out on the water.
For those who want a glimpse of the environmental beauty of High Point, a trip to the Piedmont Environmental Center is a must-visit. Part of the High Point Parks and Recreation facilities, the center has a mission to educate visitors on the importance of the local environment and runs a series of programs such as nature hikes and eco-tours. There are 11 miles of nature trails in the park which visitors are free to explore at their leisure and take in the amazing flora and fauna of this region.
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Piedmont Environmental Center
1220 Penny Road
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For those who want a glimpse of the environmental beauty of High Point, a trip to the Piedmont Environmental Center is a must-visit. Part of the High Point Parks and Recreation facilities, the center has a mission to educate visitors on the importance of the local environment and runs a series of programs such as nature hikes and eco-tours. There are 11 miles of nature trails in the park which visitors are free to explore at their leisure and take in the amazing flora and fauna of this region.
Fishing, boating, kayaking etc....
Oak Hollow Park
1841 Eastchester Dr
Fishing, boating, kayaking etc....
Drinks & Nightlife
The Brown Truck Brewery is well known in downtown High Point as the place to come if you are looking for some delicious craft beer. All the beverages made here are filled with local ingredients and try to use only seasonal produce to ensure the freshest and tastiest results. There is an attractive patio area outside where you can enjoy some food and beer as you take in the High Point atmosphere, and you can tour the tap rooms and tasting rooms here to find out more about how the beer is made.
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Brown Truck Brewery
1234 N Main St
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The Brown Truck Brewery is well known in downtown High Point as the place to come if you are looking for some delicious craft beer. All the beverages made here are filled with local ingredients and try to use only seasonal produce to ensure the freshest and tastiest results. There is an attractive patio area outside where you can enjoy some food and beer as you take in the High Point atmosphere, and you can tour the tap rooms and tasting rooms here to find out more about how the beer is made.
Great food too.
Lulu and Blu
2140 N Main St
Great food too.
Irish restaurant and pub
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Claddagh Bar & Restaurant
130 East Parris Avenue
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Irish restaurant and pub
Everything Else
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Oak Hollow Golf Course
3400 North Centennial Street
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