Eden is located in the Rockingham County, in the State of North Carolina. As a city constructed on the basis of three small towns, Eden covers a very large surface and has a population of approximately 16,000 inhabitants. Eden is called "The Land of Two Rivers" and was incorporated in 1967, after the union between Draper, Leaksville and Spray. The city is very keen on developing its tourism industry and it has many establishments and events, which will ensure your relaxation as well as your entertainment during your vacation.
Top Attractions within Eden
The Eden Historical Museum is owned and coordinated by the local Preservation Society. The museum houses many great exhibitions that are organized as such to take any visitor through a journey in the past of the city of Eden. All the exhibitions at the museum feature important artifacts and documents from various points in the development and becoming of this region.
The Lynrock Golf and Swim Club is the perfect place to spend sunny days in Eden. This multi-purpose facility features a golf course, swimming pools and an event center, for everyone to enjoy. You can book hours to use the golf course or to take lessons, which will improve your game. Others may like to spend an entire day by the swimming pool, in the water or sunbathing. The events center may be rented for special celebrations, such as weddings and parties. During the summer, the venue offers camping possibilities for children living or vacationing in Eden.
The Charlie Poole Music Festival is one of the major entertainment events of the summer, in Eden. It is held in the Governor Morehead Park, during June. The celebration includes numerous musical performances by renowned local and national artists, as well as other smaller activities, such as picnics, competitions, children's games and lectures. The music festival is held in honor of the great banjo musician, Charlie Poole, who was born and raised in Eden.
The Eden Drive-In is an old school open air theater cinema. It usually presents modern productions, but also several classics during special movie nights.