Animal & Agritourism

From pumpkin patches and corn mazes to animal sanctuaries and petting zoos, our agritourism and animal experiences are sure to bring big smiles, lots of laughter and endless family fun.
Barbecue Creek Berry Co.
Barbecue Creek is owned and operated by 9th generation farmer Brian Cameron and his wife Missy. Swing by to pick fresh strawberries and other produce. The whole family will be waiting to welcome you.
Sustainable farming is the name of the game at CATHIS Farm which stives to provide an understanding of where food comes from and what it takes to raise it. By raising animals the way nature intended, the Lillington farm produces chicken, pork, eggs, produce, turkey and organic feed. Visit during Sunflower Days to pick your own bouquet while enjoying live music, handmade crafts and more.
Dr. Young’s Pond Berry Farm
Dedicated to providing the best quality produce, Langdon Farms opens its fields to visitors to pick a wide range of produce from berries to beans, cabbages to cucumbers, peanuts to peas. You can also find their produce at local stands across the county and surrounding areas.
Tart’s Strawberry & Produce
Part produce farm, part bakery and gift shop, Tart’s does two great things very, very well! Head on over for seasonal plants, vegetables and fruits like pumpkins, Christmas trees, hay and wheat straw. In the gift shop, you’ll find a variety of jams, jellies and preserves, old-fashioned candy and outdoor furniture. Finally, Adie’s Bake Shop practically steals the show with fudge, custom cakes, homemade breads and much more!
The Organic Butcher Shop
Stop in and choose from a selection of local beef, pork, poultry, seafood and more. The butcher shop sources all its organic, non-GMO, animal welfare approved meats and animal products from nearby Twin Oaks Heritage Farms which was also founded by the owners.
Shiloh Acres Family Farm
Shiloh Acres is a small-scall homestead with fully functional farm that produces healthy, sustainably raised and grown farm-to-table products including poultry, pork, eggs, fruits and vegetables.
Wilkins Farm
Spring, summer or fall, Wilkins Farm always has something going on. Swing by to enjoy the harvest of crops including watermelon and pumpkin. Connect with farm livestock ranging from chicken and eggs. You and the family can also enjoy camping on the farm in warmer months.
Farmer’s Markets
Animal Attractions
Aloha Safari Zoo
Named the number one destination to visit in NC by TripAdvisor, Aloha Safari Zoo is on a mission to create a loving home for unwanted, mistreated and injured animals. Visitors can feed animals ranging for goats to giraffes, take a Safari tour and view all sorts of exotic animals.
Animal Sanctuary
This 12-acre nature center in Coats features a wide variety of unusual domestic and exotic animals. The sanctuary seeks to broaden the horizons of children and adults by introducing them to animal ambassadors from all over the world.
Czechmate Stables
Czechmate Stables offers boarding and riding lessons for all skill levels. Riders can enjoy instruction in various riding disciplines with private and semi-private lessons.
Hawk Manor Falconry
Built around the oldest sport known to man: falconry, Hawk Manor offers training programs for every age and interest level. Come enjoy falconry experiences, guided hunts, education programs and more.
Lundy-Fetterman Museum and Exhibit Hall
Get up close and personal with species of a different kind. This museum features a collection of 175 mounted exhibits of exotic specimens. Highlights include mounts of a polar bear, grizzly, leopard, hippopotamus and pronghorn antelope.