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During the past 20 years, Holly Springs has transformed itself into one of the most attractive communities in the Research Triangle Region. While we’re home to small businesses and multi-national firms, you'll find that Holly Springs remains a family-centered community.

Quality of Life

All you need to do is ask around… Holly Springs is a great place to live and work. no matter your age or favorite hobby, opportunities to enjoy life are abundant in and around town.

Our Parks and Recreation Department offers a diversity of parks, a recreation center, a cultural arts center, a lake and retreat center, greenways, and picnic shelters. Programming includes art, drama, music, athletics, nature and outdoor education, cooking, after-school and track-out care, fitness and wellness, dance, special interest, and specialized recreation as well as summer camps and senior programs.

For the golfer, the town of Holly Springs is home to two private courses: Devils Ridge, part of the Sunset Ridge community, and 12 Oaks, part of the 687-acre 12 Oaks community. Both of these communities, like many others in Holly Springs, also provide access to swimming pools, tennis courts and walking trails.

The character of Holly Springs truly can be sensed at local events, including the downtown Farmers Market, Hollyfest (an annual Town festival), and Christmas Parade along Main Street.

Regional activities

Just minutes up the road, a number of excellent amenities are easily reached and include state art, history and natural sciences museums; performing arts venues; sports destinations; and historic sites. For more information about regional activities, visit Raleigh's tourism website at


Our location in the heart of North Carolina also is an asset. We're only a short drive from beautiful beaches (about two hours east) and the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains (three hours west). In our state, you’ll find numerous lakes, spacious state parks, and hundreds of golf courses, including the world-famous Pinehurst Resort (less than one hour south).

For information on tourism opportunities in the state of North Carolina, check out the state's tourism website at