Jacksonville NC - How I Spent The Day In This Great City

Rapidly Developing City

If you reside anywhere near North Carolina, then chances are you have heard about Jacksonville, NC countless times that you are probably planning to go there. However even if you’ve heard about Onslow’s county rapidly developing city, it still might be hard for you to know what to do there because the small city prides itself on a wide collection of things to do and places to visit. Fortunately, your lucky star is shining on you because here is a compilation of things you could do and places you can visit if you spend a day in Jacksonville, NC.

Its cheat day at Jeff’s Burgers and shakes

Once you reach Jacksonville NC, your first stop should be at Jeff’s Burgers and shakes because here you will get to enjoy some of the best burgers, sandwiches, hot dogs and shakes you have ever laid your hands on. Also don’t forget the fries to go with the mentioned delicacies and select from the collection of shakes such as Oreo to go down with the burgers, fries or anything that you might have taken. If you are on a diet, then Jeff’s Burgers and shakes are a good excuse for taking a cheat day.

Take a trip to Hammocks beach state park

To many people, a weekend getaway means taking time from all the hustle and bustle of the city life and just enjoying the best of nature with a few friends and family and the Hammocks beach state park offers more than that. This pristine beach park is home to the Bear Island on which you can enjoy the breathtaking view of the sandy beach not forgetting the beautiful sand dunes. Here you can camp and enjoy hiking, kayaking, canoeing or even picnics. In addition, if you are a bird enthusiast then this beach park makes it even better for you because it is home to a diverse array of birds and marine life such as turtles.

Relieve stress by breaking things at smash shack

Sometimes life can be so overwhelming that you just feel the need to release the frustrations and stress on something. However, you have valuable things in your home, and you don’t want to break them, but the smash shack in Jacksonville, NC offers you that opportunity to smash and break bottles, plates and glasses for as little as ten dollars. Furthermore, it is enjoyable and worthwhile especially when you are with your friends.

Engage in a friendly competition

Nothing makes a getaway more fun than engaging in friendly competitions, and Jacksonville NC offers plenty of that. There are numerous pool halls within which you and your friends or anyone that you might have come with can try and outdo each other at pool games or visit Jacksonville’s southwest paintball center and enjoy hitting each other with paint balls. Furthermore, there are myriads of golf arenas to choose from, and the Sportsman’s Lodge also offers plenty of fun and high adrenaline activities.

Visit the theatre

In the evening, you and your loved ones can call it a day by going to a movie or concert treat at the theatre. Established way back in 1927, this theater is one of the few historical landmarks in Jacksonville NC and also one which has withstood the test of time, and up to date it still attracts hordes of people both locally and also tourists. The theater also hosts prominent events and even big pop celebrities like John Legend, and Diana Ross have performed here severally.

Other activities to indulge in
· Visit the Lejuane memorial gardens
· Play escape games
· Go shopping at Jacksonville NC mall
· Learn about your favorite animals at Lynwood park zoo