As the sun rises with the start of a new day, your thoughts of how to spend quality family time begin to stir. Whether it is a picnic in a picture perfect park, a leisure bicycle ride down a winding nature trail or a relaxing "kick-your-heels-up" kind of day. Find your place in the heart of NC.


Named one of the most afforable places in the country to live and raise your children! Growing fast, yet keepin' that small town Southern charm. Think Clayton!

  • Clayton River Walk on the Neuse

    Clayton River Walk on the Neuse is a beautiful 4-mile, 10-foot wide paved trail on the Neuse.

  • Growing Fast

    Clayton is one of the fastest growing cities in the Research Triangle in North Carolina.

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Close to Raleigh

It's more than a trip to a blossoming Southern metropolis—you'll feel enriched and energized the instant you're warmly welcomed by its smart, savvy locals.

Raleigh's Bright Minds head top-tier technology, education and life science institutions; its artists create a bevy of cultural and culinary touchstones; and its storytellers proudly carry on the collective heritage of a rich, historic capital city.

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