A mild four-season climate and proximity to rural areas combine to make
Benson a paradise for outdoor recreation enthusiasts. The action starts
right here in town, with our excellent parks and recreation facilities,
and continues beyond the city limits with a host of options for hiking
and camping, canoeing and kayaking, hunting and fishing. The North
Carolina beaches are also close enough for easy day trips.
Golf is a
year-round sport here, and there are a variety of beautiful and
challenging courses nearby. For a change of pace, the legendary golfing
playgrounds of Pinehurst and Myrtle Beach are a short drive away.
spectators, the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill metro area is home to NHL
hockey, two minor league baseball teams and major college sporting