The 5 Best Apex Neighborhoods for Commuting

Whether you need to travel to Downtown Raleigh or Research Triangle Park, your best bet is to live in a community that has easy access to major highways. What makes Apex a top choice is its easy access to the Triangle Expressway, US-64, and US-1.

Before you narrow your list of favorite homes and neighborhoods, see if one of these Apex neighborhoods is closest to the highway you will take to work.

pool and playground in Brighton Forest neighborhood

5. Brighton Forest

Brighton Forest is one of many newer communities in Apex. Though this neighborhood’s homes have Apex mailing addresses, they are located closer to the Garner area for easy access to Fayetteville Road (US-401), which leads into Downtown Raleigh.

Closest Highway: US-401 (2 miles away)
Commute to RTP: 35 min.
Commute to Raleigh: 25 min.

a bench in a local park

4. GreyHawk Landing

Like Brighton Forest, GreyHawk Landing is also close to another Triangle community: Cary. Its luxury homes are just minutes to US-1 from Ten-Ten Road in Apex, making the morning commute or a weekend vacation a little easier.

Closest Highway: US-1 (3 miles away)
Commute to RTP: 25 min.
Commute to Raleigh: 25 min.

a lake with a kayaker

3. Covington

Located off of Olive Chapel Road in Apex, Covington is a neighborhood that is close to both the Triangle Expressway and US-64. A trip to the airport, the commute to Research Triangle Park, and an excursion to Jordan Lake are just a matter of minutes.

Closest Highway: US-64 and Triangle Expressway (1.5 miles away)
Commute to RTP: 20 min.
Commute to Raleigh: 30 min.

two people biking on nature trails

2. Bristol Walk Townhomes

Bristol Walk is a new townhouse community that, like its neighbor Covington, is just a few minutes from both US-64 and the Triangle Expressway. (For weekend fun, this neighborhood is close to the Town of Apex’s greenway trails.)

Closest Highway: US-64 and Triangle Expressway (1.5 miles away)
Commute to RTP: 20 min.
Commute to Raleigh: 30 min.

young couple in the woods

1. Crocketts Ridge

One of the best neighborhoods for commuting is Crocketts Ridge in Apex. Not only is it just a few minutes from the Triangle Expressway, it is close to Downtown Apex, Apex Nature Park, Buckwheat Farm, and the Beaver Creek shopping center.

Closest Highway: US-1 and Triangle Expressway (2 miles away)
Commute to RTP: 20 min.
Commute to Raleigh: 25 min.

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