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Traveling through on interstate 95 or 40....or visiting the outlet shops for great bargains?  We're glad you are here and we have the latest travel information to assist with your planning or great resources for discovering Johnston County.  Our towns are "small", but our welcome to visitors is "big", so if we can enhance your visit with itinerary ideas, suggestions for authentic Southern dining or the latest calendar of events, just let us know.  We are here to serve you....

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Pick a Pumpkin or Get Lost in a Maze!

Fall has arrived for Johnston County farmers, and a variety of events and festivals are scheduled beginning in October for families to enjoy including pumpkin picking, hayrides, corn mazes and concerts. Travel out of the city and visit several farms to learn more about the county's agriculture heritage -- and to just have some fun!

  • Chris Young3rd Annual Farm Fest - With a lineup like this, Farm Fest, presented by Springhill Outfitters in Selma, is where you want to be October 4th. Artists performing this year include Chris Young, Brett Eldredge, Chris Lane, John King, and Luke Combs. Along with great music, there will be food and drink vendors on hand. Farm Fest will take place starting at Noon at "The Farm" at 225 Batten Rd., Selma. For more information and details about the concert call 919-351-0764 or visit thefarmnc.com.
  • Clayton Fear Farm Daytime - For the little ones, this child-friendly farm offers pumpkins in the patch still on the vine for picking (prices vary depending on the size). Also suitable for children are the Seymour's House of Dreams, Jumping Pillow, Corn Box, Cotton Maze, Picnic Shelter, Cow Milking, and Pedal Karts to take around the pond! Opening October 4th, and then on Saturday and Sundays in October. Clayton Fear Farm Daytime is located on the Boyette Family Farm at 1620 Loop Road, Clayton.  For more information call 919-553-0016 or visit, www.boyettefamilyfarms.com.
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Beer Wine & Shine Trail

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Travel around the county to four award-winning wineries, two breweries and get a taste of brandy along the way!  Receive a Free $30 coupon book when you complete the trail.

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Meeting Planners

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Johnston County offers conveniently located and affordable conference facilities for meetings, reunions, and unique destination weddings sites.  Why not select a historic home or horse farm for your next event?

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Group Tour Operators

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Groups have discovered exits along I-40 and I-95 for outlet shopping, music theatre, museums and heritage sites.  Call today for custom itinerary planning.

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Hotel Packages

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We have created several special hotel packages including a Girlfriends Getaway for outlet shopping, we know you need a break and great deals on shoes!  Click here to book your getaway today.

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