Reviews & Comments
Cary, NCNice place to live
I've lived in NY, CT, MA, and in Miami FL. Now here in Cary NC for the past 10 years. For what I want and need at this phase of my life, I really like it here! All the folks on this site who complain about how "boring" it is, what exactly were you looking for? By no stretch of the imagination does Cary and surrounding areas have all the amenities and hoopla as a large cosmopolitan city, such as NYC, Chicago, Miami, etc. If that is what you are looking for, then move to one of those large busy cities! My family moved here to get away from overcrowding, heavy traffic, long lines everywhere, noise, stress and high crime rates. Any area is what you make of it, and we are never at a loss for things to do in Cary, Raleigh and Durham. My kids are all adults now, and none have moved away from the area; they love everything it has to offer as well.
I would have given 5 stars, but I have to say, the Wake County public school system is horrible, very poorly run, inept leadership and administration. I have gotten to know it both as a parent and as an employee, and unfortunately it is the worst of all the states I have ever lived in. Choose private schools for your kids if you move here.