History and college tours are among things to do in the Burlington, NC area

From a quiet morning stroll at Elon University to a wild night cheering your favorite driver at the Ace Speedway, the Burlington, NC area has plenty of things to do to fill your itinerary. Once you reserve your hotel room at the Country Inn & Suites, it’s time to select a tee time at Challenge Golf Club or buy tickets to a Burlington Royals game. Take your family on an educational tour of the Alamance Battleground, or spend a special weekend with your spouse as you explore the Haw River Wine Trail. You even can walk to Alamance Crossing Shopping Center, just a mile away, to find great deals.

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Ace Speedway

8.68 mi / 13.97 km from the hotel
Experience roaring engines, high-octane excitement, and frantic racing action at this American Speed Association track.

Alamance Battleground State Historic Site

4.3 mi / 6.92 km from the hotel
The Burlington area played a critical role in the buildup to the American Revolution, and the Alamance Battleground State Historic Site offers an engaging and educational look at these defining events.

Alamance Crossing Shopping Center

0.39 mi / 0.63 km from the hotel
This popular retail destination is the perfect place to spend the day browsing for brand names and bargains at stores like Barnes & Noble, JCPenney, and DICK'S Sporting Goods.

The Animal Park at the Conservators Center

16.83 mi / 27.08 km from the hotel
Learn the personality and story of over 20 species of animals at this educational park. You can choose from a variety of public and seasonal tours for different age groups as well as private tours.

Haw River Wine Trail

14.58 mi / 23.46 km from the hotel
Take a scenic drive along this 50-mile trail that follows the Haw River and stop at several neighboring wineries in the heart of rural North Carolina.

Red Oak Brewery

3.84 mi / 6.18 km from the hotel
Take a tour of this Old World brewery and enjoy a tasting of their specialty lagers in the 1516 Tap Room. Guests must be at least 21 years old.

Saturdays in Saxapahaw

13.28 mi / 21.37 km from the hotel
Running from May through September, this popular weekly event includes live performances, food trucks, a farmer's market, handmade arts and crafts, and more. Admission is free.

Burlington Royals

5.33 mi / 8.58 km from the hotel
Don't miss the chance to see some of Minor League Baseball's best and brightest players when they take the field for this rookie-league affiliate of the Kansas City Royals.

Elon University

2.57 mi / 4.14 km from the hotel
Take a peek around this 600-acre campus and see if Elon University has the perfect world-class liberal arts education for your prospective student.

Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina

2.64 mi / 4.25 km from the hotel
With 61 miles of sprawling shoreline, Lake Mackintosh Park & Marina provides an inviting escape from the hectic pace of daily life. Unwind in open-air beauty with a relaxing afternoon of fishing, picnicking, and sailing.

Paramount Theater

4.1 mi / 6.6 km from the hotel
From dramatic presentations to lively musical productions, the Paramount Theater offers an entertaining mix of cultural experiences for residents and visitors to enjoy throughout the year.

The Challenge Golf Club

7.61 mi / 12.24 km from the hotel
Test your golf skills on the rolling fairways of this scenic golf course that borders the beautiful Haw River.