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5 Fun Things to do in NC After Your Indoor Skydive

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Are you traveling to North Carolina to give indoor skydiving a try? Why not turn the trip into a well-deserved weekend getaway? 

Although we are confident indoor skydiving in North Carolina will be the highlight of your visit, we’re here to tell you: the fun doesn’t have to stop once your feet have touched the ground!

Paraclete XP is located in Raeford, NC. Our city and the surrounding areas have a lot to offer visitors to our indoor skydiving North Carolina facility, but first, you’ll need to find somewhere to stay!

Take your Pick of Our Great Local Accommodations 

Before embarking on any grand weekend adventure, you’ll need to figure out where you can rest your bones at the end of each busy day. Raeford, as well as the neighboring cities of Fayetteville and Pinehurst, all have accommodations to suit a variety of price ranges. 

If you’re looking for something a bit more unique, there are also quite a few quaint, quirky places to stay which can be found through Airbnb. How about a cozy, country cottage located on a working horse farm? And for the equestrians out there, did we mention it is just one mile from the Carolina Horse Park? Or perhaps a stay in a converted barn? At Finally Home Farm Bed and Barn, your four-legged friends are welcome as well — whether they be equine or canine. 

Once you’ve established your base camp, check out these five fun things to do in NC after your indoor skydive.

Take A Little NC Food Tour 


We know indoor skydiving can really work up an appetite. So, number one on our list of five fun things to do after indoor skydiving in North Carolina is to get some grub! We’ve listed a few of our favorites here. But if those don’t strike your fancy, there’s plenty more! You name the type of cuisine, and we’ve probably got it. Just up the road from our indoor skydiving wind tunnel is a seriously yummy hibachi joint right next door to a deli serving up a taste of new york. Pinehurst and Fayetteville also have delectable options to satisfy even the most discerning foodie in your group!

Check Out Local Attractions

After grabbing a bite to eat, it’s time to see what else the region has to offer

Second, on our list of things to do after indoor skydiving is to play a round of golf at Bayonet at Puppy Creek. Just six minutes away from our indoor skydiving North Carolina tunnel, Bayonet at Puppy Creek is a public golf course with 18 fun and challenging holes, a 15-acre practice range, a chipping green, and two putting greens.

Nature lovers are sure to appreciate number three on our list of fun things to do in NC after your indoor skydiving: a relaxing walk along the Cape Fear River Trail. Seven miles one-way, the trail is good for walking, jogging, and biking. Throughout the trail, there are interpretive signs outlining the flora and fauna that can be found in this region. Who knows, you might even spot a few woodland creatures in their natural habitat along the way!


Looking to learn a little more about the area and its residents while you’re in town? Number four on our list may fit the bill: visit a museum. Active duty military, retired service members, and their families are sure to appreciate the 82nd Airborne Division War Memorial Museum and the Airborne and Special Operations Museum. Or, for a more general overview of the area, visit the Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex.

Last, but certainly not least, is number five on our list of fun things to do after indoor skydiving in North Carolina: skydiving! If you’ve gotten a taste for adventure, it might be time to check out Skydive Paraclete XP to experience the real deal! 

Indoor skydiving mimics the freefall portion of your jump but just wait until you have the opportunity to fly beneath a parachute. The canopy ride back down to the ground can be as gentle or as thrilling as you’d like. Ready to take the next step? Schedule an outdoor skydive with Skydive Paraclete XP today!

Now you know how you’ll spend the weekend, all you need to do is book your tunnel time! We can’t wait to fly with you!

Young boy smiles while flying in the tunnel at the Paraclete XP youth league.

This is a must do! If you want to skydive without jumping out of a plane, this is the place to do it. The staff are very knowledgeable, friendly, helpful and just plain awesome. I can't wait to go back for another flight.

Terry Tipton