Places to See

CARROLLWOODS RV PARK

Located in the shady woods behind Grapefull Sisters Vineyard, CarrollWoods RV Park offers pull-through, full service RV sites and tent camping sites in close proximity to NC and SC beaches. For more information, call 910-653-5538 or visit http://www.grapefullsistersvineyard.com/carrollwoods.html

YOGI BEAR’S JELLYSTONE PARK @ DADDY JOE’S

This facility is a campground complete with stocked ponds, RV park, “yurt” accommodations, meeting space, pool, family center and nature trails. For more information call 910-653-2155 or on the web at www.taborcityjellystone.com.

THE TODD HOUSE

The Todd House is a classic southern style buffet restaurant dating back to the 1920s. Meeting rooms available. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Contact Nelson L. Lee, Proprietor at 910-653-3778 or visit http://todd-house.com

HORACE CARTER MUSEUM

The Horace Carter Museum is located at the Tabor-Loris Tribune newspaper offices this museum displays the history of the town of Tabor City through the eyes of the Town’s Pulitzer Prize winner, Horace Carter. Horace Carter founded the newspaper back in the 1940s. Come see the equipment used to produce this weekly paper and see the office where this famed author used to write. Call the office at 910-653-3153.

TABOR CITY SCHOOL HOUSE

A circa 1900 One Room School House was restored by the historical society of Tabor City and Columbus County. This facility was purchased and donated to the Town of Tabor City by Richard Wright. Come and relive the old days when life “was simple and oh so mellow”. Call the Visitor’s Center across from the site to obtain a key for entry. Open daily from 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday and 10AM-2PM on Saturday.

For a 3D tour of Mt. Tabor School go to: http://OneRoomArchive.com

THE TABOR CITY RAILROAD DEPOT

The Tabor City Railroad Depot is located behind Main and Fourth Streets. The depot maintains a number of artifacts depicting the days when the railroad was an integral part of the daily living in town. Come see a replica of the town in the early 1900s as well as pictures of prominent citizens who led the town to its present growth. Contact the Visitor’s Center for a key to the museum. Open daily from 8:30AM to 4:30PM Monday through Friday and 10AM to 2PM on Saturday.

GRAPEFULL SISTERS VINEYARDS AND B&B

“The Inn d’ Vine B&B resembles an old tobacco barn from years goneby with a large wrap around porch. The vineyards specialize in the muscadine grape. There are three guest rooms and baths equipped with European style sauna steam showers. Reservations 910-653-2944 and the web site www.inndivine.com

LAKE TABOR

This 100+ acre recreational lake is complete with a bait and tackle shop, piers, boat launches, picnic areas and ball fields. Bass tournaments are held monthly. For more information, contact Curtis Nealey at 910-653-5814.

STICKLAND’S CORN MAZE

Each year Strickland’s Farm Produce utilizes its corn harvest remnants and creates a corn maze during the fall season. This activity is usually held from the end of September through the middle of November. The maze is located at 8289 Swamp Fox Hwy West Tabor City, NC 28463. For more information call 910-649-7921 or 843-283-0038 for group rates or utilize the web at www.stricklandscornmaze.com

TABOR CITY VISITOR’S CENTER

Occupied in December 2006 the Visitor Center provides travelers a place to rest and obtain information about Columbus County, Tabor City, and North Carolina. Located at the corner of Fifth Street and Pireway Road this former gas station was converted into a modern and aesthetically pleasing facility. Information relating to Correctional Facility activities can be obtained at the center. In the future the Visitor Center will be the site of various art and flower shows.

TABOR CITY CENTENNIAL CARILLON CLOCK MEMORIAL

Located in downtown Tabor City at the corner of 5th Street and Hickman Road, the Centennial Clock was given by Jimmy Garrell and Joe Garrell in honor of their parents B. Alton Garrell and Doris Woodard Garrell to commemorate Tabor City’s 100th birthday.

TABOR CITY FREEDOM FLAG TRILOGY

Located near Lake Tabor at the northern entrance of Tabor City, the flag trilogy was given by Joseph Garrell and Elizabeth Garrell in honor of their father Joe Garrell and their grandparents and great-grandparents. The flag trilogy features the United States flag, the North Carolina flag and the Tabor City Centennial Flag.