5 Summer Adventures You Can Actually Have in Apex

Today is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year and the official start to summer! Have you already made your summer plans? Or are you staying in the Raleigh area?

Even if you can’t make it to the beach this year, you can still have all of your favorite summer adventures in Apex. That’s right.

There are plenty of fun things to do in the town of Apex, and you don’t have to miss any of the summer fun. Here are the top 5 summer activities that you can do just within town limits.

1two people biking on nature trails. Hiking and Biking

Did you know that the Town of Apex has over 11 miles of greenway trails? That’s not including the 22-mile American Tobacco Trail or the trails that connect with the Town of Cary’s greenways.

You could spend hours hiking or biking along the trails through the woods, along main roads, and within the parks.

2. Fishing at Daybreak

You don’t have to drive to the beach to reach the best fishing spots. The Apex Community Park has a fishing dock on its 50-acre lake, where you can cast out your line and enjoy the summer weather.

a boat racing on a lake3. Spending Time on the Boat

If you want to take the boat on the lake, you’re in luck. Apex’s Jordan Lake is the Raleigh area’s top spot for fun on the water.

There are 24-hour boat ramps at Jordan Lake’s Ebenezer Church and Robeson Creek recreation areas. For even more fun on the lake, go to Vista Point to sail and Ebenezer Church to windsurf.

4. Taking a Day at the Beach

Jordan Lake is where Apex residents go to spend a summer day at a beach close to home. Soak up the sun, cool off in the water, and take a picnic lunch to the sandy beaches!

Apex also has several neighborhoods with community pools. Bella Casa, Jamison ParkOlive Chapel Park, and Woodcreek are top choices, and Brighton Forest has a neighborhood pool with a waterslide and zero-step entry.

starry sky reflected in a lake5. Camping Under the Stars

Whether you prefer to camp in an RV or in a tent, you can spend the night outdoors at Jordan Lake. Its camping sites are located in Crosswinds Campground, Parker’s Creek, Poplar Point, and New Hope Overlook, all offering different camping amenities.

With more than 1,000 campsites at Jordan Lake, you’ll have a hard time choosing your favorite.

Want Even More Reasons to Live in Apex?

There is a lot to love about Apex. Its parks, trails, shopping centers, and small-town charm make it a great place to visit, but its affordable homes and variety of neighborhoods make it an even better place to live.

See for yourself why Apex has become one of the best places to live in the Raleigh area! Explore our guide to Apex for a list of neighborhoods, available homes, and reasons you will love living here.

Thinking of moving to Apex? We can take the stress out of finding the right home. Call us at 919-891-3612 and let’s talk.

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