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Best Western Plus Cary Inn - NC State

1722 Walnut Street, Cary, NC 27511-5931
Phone: +1 919-481-1200   |   Fax: 919/467-7535   |   138 Rooms
Check Out Time: 12:00 PM   |   Check In: 3:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

NC State hotels combine southern hospitality with a great value, and our Cary hotel epitomizes the best of both.

Hotels near North Carolina State Fairgrounds provide guests with the location they need to attend special events. Triangle Aquatic Center hotels are conveniently located near the center so that our Cary hotel guests don't have to travel far. Whether you're here for a special event or simply to relax, let our friendly staff members take care of you.

Our Cary hotel is close to North Carolina State University, and we frequently welcome visiting students, families, staff and faculty. Hotels near Hunt Horse Complex offer guests everything they need for a memorable vacation. Whether you're here for graduation or for an event at the Koka Booth Amphitheater, where you stay matters. Enjoy being close to the North Carolina Fairgrounds and the Triangle Aquatic Center when you stay with us.

The PNC Arena, home of the Carolina Hurricanes, is popular and filled with great shopping and dining. The Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival brings in talented visitors from around the US. Enjoy a game at Wake Med Soccer Park, home of the Carolina Railhawks, or an event at the USA Baseball Complex.

At our Cary hotel, we frequently welcome business travelers in town with MacGregor Office Park, Crossroads Office Park, Regency Office Park and state government offices. Crossroads shopping and dining is right across the street, and there's plenty of tour bus parking. Recently remodeled with a state of the art fitness center, two-room suites with kitchens and a free hot breakfast, you'll feel right at home.

Your daily breakfast includes waffles and fresh fruits, pastries, yogurt, cereal, and of course 100% Arabica coffee and juices. Start the morning off right; it's on us.

Book your Best Western Plus Cary Inn-NC State room today and enjoy the Carolinas!


Hotel Amenities & Services

  • Wireless internet connection in public areas
  • Exercise facilities
  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary full breakfast, breakfast sandwiches, breakfast burritos, make your own pancakes, oatmeal with mix-ins
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise facility, 24 Hour, free, brand new state of the art onsite fitness center
  • Guest laundry
  • Free parking
  • Business center
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Dataports
  • Universal gym
  • Stair stepper
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Inter corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Shipping
  • Convenience store/Sundry
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Fitness Center
  • Business Center

Best Western Plus Cary Inn - NC State

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Conveniently located, the best western plus cary inn - nc state in Cary, North Carolina is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 35.762295  /  Latitude: -78.747605


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Interstate 40. Take US Highway 1 South (Exit 293) and head towards Sanford and Asheboro. Take the Walnut Street exit (Exit 101A) and turn right onto Walnut Street. The Best Western Plus Cary - NC State is located on the right side behind the Waffle House.

From: RDU Airport. Head northwest on Airport Boulevard toward West International Drive. Make slight right to stay on Airport Boulevard. Take the Aviation Parkway South ramp on the left to I-40 East/Raleigh. Merge onto Aviation Parkway and then Merge onto I-40 East. After approximately 7.5 miles take Exit 293 for US-1 South/US-64 West toward Sanford. Go about 1.1 miles and then take Exit 101A for Walnut Street toward shopping centers. Turn right at light off exit which will put you onto Walnut Street. The Best Western Plus Cary - NC State entrance is just after Jasmine restaurant on the right (approximately 100 yards).

Best Western Plus Cary Inn - NC State

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Cameron Indoor Stadium

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Cameron Indoor Stadium

On the campus of Duke University you'll find Cameron Indoor Stadium, home of the Duke basketball since 1940.

As you explore Durham, a pleasant city nestled neatly between Burlington and Raleigh, don't miss out on a charming tour of the campus come game-day. Make the drive in and experience men's and women's Blue Devil basketball.

Cameron Indoor Stadium is a legendary arena on the college sports landscape. Named for former coach Eddie Cameron, Cameron Indoor Stadium seats 9,314 fans (the "Cameron Crazies," as they are called), and plays host to men's and women's basketball, along with men's and women's volleyball.

Enjoy your time exploring the Piedmont region of NC with an exciting visit to Durham and Cameron Indoor Stadium.

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center

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Tour Morehead Planetarium on Your Next Visit to Chapel Hill

Blow your mind with science in Chapel Hill. The Morehead Planetarium & Science Center, opened in 1949, on the Chapel Hill campus of the University of North Carolina. It was used by the Gemini and Apollo program astronauts to train in celestial navigation.

It remains one of the largest and oldest planetariums in America. The planetarium features a fulldome measuring 68 feet in diameter and 44 feet tall, a Zeiss Model VI Star Projector and seats for 240 people. Several "Live" star shows and multimedia shows are available at the Planetarium.

The center features interactive exhibits including, Zoom In: Science at the Extremes and Bring the Universe to Light. The Science Stage features Science LIVE!, educator-led programs. The observation decks, art galleries, gardens and visitor center round out a visit.

The North Carolina Botanical Gardens and Ackland Art Museum are also popular attractions in Chapel Hill. Visit from nearby Cary near Chapel Hill in the coastal region of North Carolina.

Museum of Life & Science

Plan your next visit to Durham. The Museum of Life and Science offers a wealth of hands-on exploratory exhibits that make learning about science fun. The indoor museum exhibits include Contraptions, Magic Wings Butterfly House, Bayer CropScience Insectarium and SoundSpace: Hear Motion. Step outside to explore the Wetlands, Farmyard, Catch the Wind and Dinosaur Trail exhibits.

The Daily programs at the museum include Feeding Frenzies, Butterfly Releases, Meet the Keeper, and Experiments in the Lab. Best Western hotels in Raleigh, offer convenient lodging choices while in the Raleigh-Durham area. Have fun on your journey through the North Carolina coastal region.

NC State University

NC State University

See the Campus at NC State University

Head for Raleigh on your next visit to North Carolina and check out the campus of North Carolina State University.

Established in 1887, NC State is a source of great pride in Raleigh – whether it's the iconic landmarks on campus or the NC State Wolfpack sports teams, you'll find plenty to see and do when you visit.

Featuring a large, urban campus of more than 2,000 acres, NC State University is a public institution – it's a land-grant university, a space-grant university, and a sea-grant university. 

When you explore the NC State campus, be sure to check out Halladay Hall, the very first building constructed on campus. Don't miss out on viewing the Memorial Tower – built to honor the 33 NC State alumni who fought and died in WWI.

Sports fans find their way to Doak Field during the spring for NC State Wolfpack baseball games, while fall visitors head to Carter-Finley Field for Wolfpack football games.

PNC Arena

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PNC Arena in Raleigh

Opened in 1999, PNC Arena is a multipurpose facility located in Raleigh. Home to the Carolina Hurricanes of the NHL, and the North Carolina State University Wolfpack basketball, PNC Arena is a hub of sports activity in Raleigh and the Piedmont region of NC.

Originally named the Raleigh Entertainment & Sports Arena from 1999-2002, then the RBC Center up until 2012, the PNC Arena makes for a great sports venue. Hockey fans make frequent trips to PNC Arena. 

If you're planning a visit to Raleigh or nearby cities like Garner and Cary, plan your Carolina Hurricanes game accordingly.

The NC State Wolfpack basketball season tips off in early November and finishes up in March – draw up your travel plans around those times and enjoy exciting college basketball.

University of North Carolina

Dean Smith Center, UNC

The Dean Smith Center at UNC

When you visit Chapel Hill in the Piedmont region of North Carolina, make sure you set aside time to explore the University of North Carolina.

A public university and the flagship of the entire University of North Carolina System (17 total schools), UNC was established in 1789 and began enrolling students in 1795.

Some of the campus highlights include the statue of Silent Sam, a confederate soldier, the Morehead Planetarium, which first opened in 1949, and the Old Well

UNC carries a large fan base when it comes to its sports teams. The UNC Tar Heels feature 27 varsity level teams competing across major sports like football, basketball, baseball, and soccer.

During the fall, make your way to Kenan Memorial Stadium and check out an exciting Tar Heels football game.

On a winter or early spring visit to Chapel Hill, head for Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center for Tar Heels hoops. Drive in from Creedmor and check out UNC.

WakeMed Soccer Park

First opened in 2002, WakeMed Soccer Park is a 10,000 seat soccer venue. The home of the Carolina RailHawks of the NASL, and the North Carolina State University Wolfpack soccer teams, WakeMed Soccer Park is found in Cary, a charming city just west of Raleigh. Originally, WakeMed Soccer Park had only 7,000 seats – it expanded to 10,000 in 2011.

WakeMed Soccer Park features a full-sized cross country track along with the soccer grounds. It's hosted the ACC Soccer Championships, and been the training facility for the US Men's National Team on more than one occasion. Make the drive in from nearby Garner and take in a soccer match – the RailHawks play from February through early November.

William B. Umstead State Park

North Carolina yields fun-filled days of exploration and adventure – there are a wide variety of parks and other natural areas for you to visit during your next stay. Make your way to the Piedmont region of NC, stay in the city of Cary, and enjoy the spoils of the nearby William B. Umstead State Park

5,599 acres in overall size, the William B. Umstead SP is a premier outdoor recreation destination. There are trailheads accessible on both sides of the park, and whether you prefer to hike, run the trails, or kick up some dust on your mountain bike, you won't be disappointed. Boaters head for Big Lake, while many others enjoy Crabtree Creek.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 7.00 mile(s) from Progress Energy Center
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Crossroads 20 Movie Theater
  • 3.00 mile(s) from North Carolina State Fairgrounds
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Koka Booth Ampitheater
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Wake Med Soccer Park
  • 3.00 mile(s) from PNC Center
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Pullen Park
  • 5.00 mile(s) from Musuem of Art
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Musuem of Natural Science
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Musuem of History
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Marbles Kids Musuem
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Thomas Brooks Park
  • 11.00 mile(s) from Time Warner Music Pavillion
  • 16.00 mile(s) from Durham Bulls Park
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Cary Town Center Mall
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Crossroads Shopping Plaza
  • 4.00 mile(s) from Cameron Village
  • 7.00 mile(s) from Crabtree Valley Mall
  • 8.00 mile(s) from North Hills Mall
  • 13.00 mile(s) from Southpoint Mall
  • 15.00 mile(s) from Triangle Town Center

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • Outdoor pool
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Triangle Aquatic Center
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Jelly Beans Roller Skate
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Ice House
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Hunt Horse Complex
  • 3.00 mile(s) from Putt Putt Fun Center

Nearby Restaurants

  • Adjacent to Waffle House, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Adjacent to Cook Out, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Adjacent to Jasmin's Bistro, full service, Greek, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Adjacent to Hotpoint Deli, full srvice, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Red Lobster, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Olive Garden, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Noodle Company, full service, Italian, open for: dinner
  • Across the street from Ruby Tuesday, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Jason's Deli, deli, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from Chick Fil-A, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Across the street from McDonalds®, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Macaroni Grill, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from On The Border, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Mimi's Cafe, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Carolina Ale House, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Sweet Tomatoes, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Starbucks® Coffee, cafe, American, open for: breakfast
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Golden Corral, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Panera Bread, fast food, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Moe's Southwest Grill, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Qudoba, full service, Mexican, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Dickey's BBQ Pit, fast food, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Pei Wei, fast food, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 1.50 mile(s) from Red Robin, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner
  • 2.00 mile(s) from YoHo Asian Bistro, bar/lounge, Japanese, open for: lunch, dinner

Best Western Plus Cary Inn - NC State

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