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Clayton is the perfect place to come visit when you're looking for the small town Christmas time experience. The area offers local art galleries and of course shopping. There is no better place to get unique and fun gifts for the loved ones than in a small town.

Celebrate the holiday season at Lights on the Neuse, a hayride through Christmas lights on Boyette Family Farms. Get your wish list ready for Santa!

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What better way can you spend a weekend with the family than being in the great outdoors? From outdoor laser tag and parks, to an educational state forest and canoeing down a river; the Clayton area offers plenty of outdoor activities to experience. And don't forget to stop by Pelican's for a SnoBall and some batting practice.

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Ladies, it is time for you to be able to get out and have a fun and relaxing weekend. In Clayton, you can experience the new craft beer scene at Deep River Brewing, have a nice relaxing time at the spa, pick your own flower arrangement at a local flower farm, and create a masterpiece at Pottery Camp.

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Strawberries are a beautiful crop that grows here in North Carolina. Experience a community's way of celebrating this berry by visiting the Cleveland Strawberry Festival held at the end of April each year. Attendees will be able to enjoy large inflatables, carnival games, arts and crafts, family activities, local entertainment, assorted food vendors, and of course STRAWBERRIES!!

While in the Cleveland Community, also try out a local restaurant, Smith's Nursery for u-pick strawberries, and a fun place for kids to jump!

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