Area Information


What You'll Love About Garner

The Charm

Meet your neighbors at a town-wide festival or cultural event, visit Garner's historic downtown, or simply enjoy the tree-lined streets in your own neighborhood.

The Amenities

You don't have to drive to Raleigh to find something fun to do. Garner has dozens of parks, bustling shopping centers, performing arts venues, and annual events.

The Neighborhoods

Choose from townhomes, houses in established neighborhoods, or brand new homes in new construction communities. We'll help you find your home in Garner.

Garner Homes for Sale

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Come Explore Life in Garner

While just 15 minutes from the buzzing capital of North Carolina, Garner has charm and amenities you won't find anywhere else.

A visit to Main Street is like a visit back in time. Crepe myrtle trees, charming cottages, and historic brick storefronts line this avenue, with a collection of locally owned shops and services offering just about anything you need.

Want to play sports or connect with nature? Take your pick of 12 town parks, each with its own special features. Lake Benson Park, for instance, is a hot spot for fishing, canoeing, picnicking, and celebrating at events like Spring Eggstravaganza and Groundhog Day. There's even a dog park here!

We can't forget to mention Garner's amazing arts and culture. The Garner Performing Arts Center brings all kinds of talent, from comedians to jazz musicians to Broadway stars, right to Garner in the old Garner High School building. Be sure to catch a show by The Towne Players of Garner, too.

This is just a taste of what life is like in Garner. Have questions about the area? We have the answers! Call us at 919-274-9111.

Spotlights of Garner

Local Attractions

In addition to the Garner Performing Arts Center and historic downtown district, Garner is home to Ken's Korny Corn Maze. Every fall, this farm carves intricate designs into its cornfield and draws visitors from all over the Triangle to find their way out. Other attractions in the Garner area include the Juniper Level Botanic Garden, Historic Yates Mill County Park, and White Oak Crossing shopping center.

Shopping & Dining

Speaking of White Oak Crossing, this shopping center is a popular destination in the Garner area. Here, you'll find retailers like Target and Best Buy, restaurants like Buffalo Wild Wings and TGI Fridays, a movie theater, and conveniences ranging from banks to salons. Thanks to its ideal location right off of I-40 and US-70, White Oak Crossing is a destination for residents in neighboring Clayton and Raleigh, too.

Public Transit

Garner residents can commute to Downtown Raleigh via GoRaleigh buses or major highways, which include I-40, US-401, and US-70. From Garner, it's a 15-minute drive to Downtown Raleigh, a 25-minute drive to the RDU International Airport, and a 30-minute drive to Research Triangle Park.

Parks & Recreation

The Town of Garner maintains over 400 acres of parkland, so it's easy to enjoy the warm weather and fresh air. Even your furry friends can join in the fun — Garner offers two dog parks, one at Lake Benson Park and one at Garner Recreational Park.

Garner Attractions

Shopping, dining, and entertainment are just minutes away when you live in Garner. Explore these fun things to do!

Garner at a Glance

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Quick Facts

Population (2016): 28,776

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Travel & Commute

Downtown Raleigh: 15 min.
Research Triangle Park:
 30 min.
Public Transit: GoRaleigh
Airport: RDU International Airport
Major Highways: I-40, US-70, US-401

Let's Talk Garner Real Estate

Looking for your ideal home in Garner? Considering selling your home but not sure where to start? We're here to help. Contact us at Aimee Anderson and Associates and we'll provide you with all the information you need.

Garner Real Estate Resources

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