Carl Sandburg, the venerable American writer and poet, chose to spend his final years at the breathtaking North Carolina estate, Connemara. Today you can visit this site to catch a glimpse into the life of one of America’s most esteemed poets. To spend some time in glorious natural surroundings in the home of an American legend, take your Raleigh RV rental to the Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site. Location To visit Car Sandburg Home National Historic Site, take your Raleigh RV rental from AdventureQuest RV Rentals to Flat Rock, NC. The site is located three miles south of Hendersonville, NC, along Highway 25. Activities Here’s a sample of the great activities you can enjoy when you visit the Car Sandburg Home National Historic Site in your RV rental from AdventureQuest. Guided House Tour: Carl Sandburg and his family called this place home for the final 20 years of the world-renowned poet’s life. Tours run for 30 minutes and feature over 65,000 artifacts from the Sandburg family. Connemara Farms Goat Dairy: Carl wasn’t the only Sandburg with an impressive career. His wife, Lilian, was an extremely successful goat farmer and a pioneer in the goat dairy field. Today, you can see the descendants of Mrs. Sandburg’s flock and learn about the big impact she left in the goat farming community. Hiking Trails: The Carl Sandburg House has plenty of space for outdoor activity as well. Mr. Sandburg himself chose to live in this place because of the seclusion and gorgeous surroundings that make up North Carolina’s outdoors. Hours The Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site is open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. The site is closed to visitors on Christmas, Thanksgiving, and New Year’s Day. Admission There’s no cost to visit the park grounds, trails, and barn. Guided tours, however, do require a small fee. Guided House Tour Adults (16-61): $5 Seniors (62+): $3 Children (Under 15): Free Get the most out of your RV road trip through North Carolina with AdventureQuest. Our superior service and top-of-the-line RV rentals make us Raleigh, NC’s go-to RV rental agency. If you’re interested in taking a Raleigh RV rental to the Carl Sandburg House National Historic Site or to any of North Carolina’s great destinations, contact AdventureQuest today at (919) 848-8870.
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