Voted #1 Place To Live In The Country by Money Magazine!

About Apex, North Carolina

Offering a restored downtown with historic charm, a location convenient to the renowned Research Triangle Park Technology Center and other major Triangle cities, this is a close-knit community with an abundance of friendly people. Apex really does offer The Peak of Good Living.

Recently named the #1 Best Place to Live in America by Money Magazine, it is no wonder Apex adds new residents daily. The growing population supports a thriving business scene and developing economy with a low cost of living and the spacious, but affordable homes buyers seek. Area schools also rank among some of the very best in the Triangle area. See Apex, NC real estate for sale.

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Apex has a number of public parks and green spaces with more than 11 miles of greenway trails intersecting many along the way. With numerous playgrounds, picnic shelters and sports fields, the recreational amenities are abundant. Apex is an up-and-coming Triangle town with a well-planned vision for its future and the opportunities that lie ahead for its residents are plentiful.

Things to Do in Apex

Strolling the downtown streets will take you back in time with refurbished storefronts that house specialty boutiques, art galleries, local coffee shops, restaurants and more. Downtown Apex also plays host to a number of seasonal celebrations and fun festivals throughout the year including its annual PeakFest and Peak-a-Palooza. The Peak City Pig Fest is one of the area’s most notable events attracting more than 28,000 people to the heart of the town to sample award-winning barbeque, enjoy live music and stroll the city streets with friends and family.

Halle Cultural Arts Center on North Salem Street is another draw featuring a 150-seat theatre, three art galleries and studio classroom. Known as The Halle, residents and visitors enjoy taking in performances and movies there as well as participating in art, drama or voice classes. Visual art exhibits rotate throughout the year showcasing work by area students alongside professional pieces.

If you would like more Apex, NC home and community information, contact us today. Don’t wait any longer—your dream home is waiting!



Casual Italian dining, freshly made sauces and hand-stretched pizzas are what make Daniel’s Restaurant one of the most popular dining experiences Apex has to offer.

Beaver CreekBeaver Creek Commons

The largest retail center in Apex, Beaver Creek provides residents with a variety of retailers, restaurants, boutique and specialty shops, as well as the areas closest movie theater.

Downtown ApexDowntown Apex

The "Peak of Good Living,” as the motto states, exemplifies downtown Apex, a nationally registered historic place. With a mix of historic homes and speciality shops built between 1870 and 1940, Forbes Magazine ranked Apex among the top 10 communities in the nation.



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