Some say you can feel the spirit of Pinehurst as you turn onto Carolina Vista. This majestic century-old hotel with its signature copper cupola and sweeping verandas make you feel as though you’ve stepped back in time to an era when elegance defined grand hotels and resorts. Dubbed the “Queen of the South,” the Carolina has 230 Four-Diamond guest rooms, including suites
Pine Crest Inn has a place in history in the quaint village of Pinehurst. For golfers, it exudes with the historic significance and passion for the game of golf. But not only for golfers, Pine Crest Inn is the perfect spot to enjoy a romantic weekend in the historic Sandhills area, absorbing the southern charm, taking a carriage ride, shopping in the small unique boutiques of the towns of both Pinehurst and Southern Pines, and enjoying the beauty of the this New England-like village and its surrounding horse country.
The Tufts Archives is a non-profit organization that preserves and displays the unique history of Pinehurst, North Carolina, from it's founding in 1895 to the present. The archives, located in a wing of the Given Memorial Library on the Village Green in Pinehurst, was built in 1975. It's creation was spurred by Richard S. Tufts, grandson of the founder of the village, James Walker Tufts. Richard Tufts and other family members created the Tufts Foundation, which provided the funding for the archives, and a small endowment. The archives operates through the generous donations of our patrons, the sale of images and graphics, and specific fundraisers. It is open to the public, researchers, media, and scholars and is free.
Dugan's Pub is an Irish Pub located in the "Village Shops" area of Pinehurst. Restored by the current proprietors with a "Traditional" Irish Pub upstairs, and a second Pub located downstairs. Dugan's is within walking distance of all the great Village Shops, Hotels & Inns of Pinehurst,
Local residents and visitors to the region are welcome to enjoy the Sandhills Horticultural Gardens. Open from dawn to dusk year-round, the 32-acres were designed and are maintained by students in the Landscape Gardening program.
Cannon park is a longstanding favorite with families and includes the infamous Camelot medieval castle playground. The playground is designed for kids of all ages and includes infant and therapeutic swings. A separate playground located next to Camelot is designed for older kids.
The Pinehurst Harness Track is a 111-acre equestrian facility that has been a winter training center for standardbred horses since 1915. The grounds consist of three training tracks and several center aisle barns with approximately 300 stalls, as well as several paddocks.
Boat, fish, swim and sunbathe on our private 200-acre lake located just a short shuttle ride from The Village of Pinehurst. Guests can rent kayaks, and pontoon boats for a day on the water. Rods and tackle are also available so you can catch everything from large mouth bass to catfish. The lake also features a beach area with umbrellas, chairs and cabanas and a grill for lunch, beverages or snacks. Showers, changing areas, chairs and towels are provided. Visit the Resort Services desk for more information.
For Mark Elliott, Chef/Owner of Elliott’s on Linden, the small parcels of farmland that dot the Carolina countryside are as essential to life as air and water. These small farms are the foundation for his cooking philosophy: to share the very best regionally grown and raised agricultural products with the widest possible audience. Today, customers can experience the fruit of Southern farmers’ labors in Chef Elliott’s world-class cuisine.