Attending a family or friend's wedding in a new place can be exciting and intimidating. Where do you eat? Where do you stay? How can you entertain your family between wedding festivities? We can help. We've compiled a list of the most popular Rowan County spots for our of town guests.



Things to Do:

There's so much to do and see in Rowan County. We've got historic attractions, outdoor activities, shopping, walking and hiking trails, museums and history, arts and culture, nightlife and so much more. We've listed our most popular family friendly attractions below, but be sure to explore all of our things to do depending on your specific interests! If you're looking for things to do with kids specifically, check out this list.

Tiger World

Bell Tower Green

Salisbury-Rowan County Farmers' Market

Dan Nicholas Park

N.C. Transportation Museum

Lazy 5 Ranch

Patterson Farm

Historic Gold Hill

Lake Corriher 

Plus, Be sure to check out our calendar of events to find what's happening during your stay! Our calendar has festivals, live music and everything in between.



Places to Eat:

Rowan County loves to brag on our local restaurants and eateries. No matter your preference of cravings, we've got an original spot for you to try. Check out our full list of restaurants for all cuisine types, or browse some of the categories below.

Fine Dining

Coffee Shops & Bakeries


Breakfast & Brunch



American & Burgers



Places to Stay:

First, it's important to check with your bride and groom to see if they've reserved a wedding block at one of our local hotels. That will be the easiest way to get information about the wedding, and not to mention get the best rate. If they don't have a wedding block, or if you want to venture out on your own, we've got lots of options!


AirBnbs & Vacation Rentals

Bed & Breakfasts




Depending on your specific tastes and interests, you can find dozens of other options on our website!