There’s A Quirky Windmill Park Hiding Right Here In North Carolina And You’ll Want To Plan Your Visit
Wilson, North Carolina recently unveiled its hip new Whirligig Park and you’re going to want to see this in person. The amazing park features the artistic works of Wilson native Vollis Simpson and is the brand new home of one of the city’s biggest happenstance attractions: the colossal windmills Vollis Simpson crafted in his lifetime and that were previously displayed on his farm 11 miles outside of town.
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The Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park is located at 301 S. Goldsboro St., Wilson, NC 27893. Admission is free and the park is open daily, 365 days a year, from 5:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Learn more on the official website for this hip new park.
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Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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