Visitor Info

Southern Pines is centrally located to several other great areas, including Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Fort Bragg, Carthage, Cameron, Raeford, and Vass.

Southern Pines is known for its vibrant downtown area with many shops, restaurants, and entertainment. The main streets are the two sides of Broad Street, divided by railroad tracks. We offer many unique businesses and shops with much to be desired. Our Welcome Center, in the heart of it all, is located in the newly renovated train depot.

The historic Sunrise Theater offers performances and movies; visit for more information.

Southern Pines offers over 40 golf courses, all within a 15 mile radius. The area has hosted two Men’s and two Women’s US Open tournaments and will be hosting them both together in June 2014. We are home to several other tournaments and championships.

Southern Pines is also known for its horse country and equestrian events. The most popular event in the area is Stoneybrook which is held every year at Carolina Horse Park in Raeford. For more information, visit

Southern Pines hosts several events downtown including performances, parades, festivals, art fairs, and more! Click on Events to learn more about upcoming events.

Pinehurst is a quaint village approximately 5 minutes away with shopping, entertainment, and restaurants. Pinehurst is home to the world-renowned Carolina Hotel and Pinehurst Resort & Spa.

Seagrove is about 45 minutes from our area and is home to over 100 potters. The North Carolina Zoo is also about 45 minutes away and has animals native to North America and Africa in a very natural habitat. Cameron is home to several antique shops and restaurants.

For more information about our area attractions, visit our local Convention & Visitors Bureau at

Local entertainment includes:
Golf, Golf Schools & Driving Ranges, Tennis, Area Parks & Playgrounds, Horseback Riding, Walking Trails, Gardens, Spa, Antiquing, Pottery