Hundreds of shops & restaurants less than 15 minutes from our apartments in Cary

Having access to great shopping and dining is a must when you live in metropolitan city limits. Residents of our Cary apartments will love to know that there are multiple shopping centers with amazing food options—all within a few minutes’ drive. So, whether you’re in need of a little retail therapy, doing some holiday shopping, or simply just want to get out of the house for a while—there’s always something to do (and eat!) near The Reserve at Cary Park.

The Streets at Southpoint, Parkside Town Commons, and Park West Village are all incredible shopping centers that offer not only a wide array of shops and boutiques but also mouthwatering food and fun events for outings with your friends and family (safely, of course). Here’s a bit more about what each establishment has to offer.

The Streets at Southpoint

Less than 15 minutes away from our Cary apartments and you’ll find yourself at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham. Visitors will be in awe of the gorgeous, award-winning design of the shopping center as they discover over 150 of their favorite shops and boutiques. Keep an eye on the center’s calendar for movies, in-store demos, virtual and in-person events, and entertaining activities.


Name a store and you’ll find it at The Streets at Southpoint. From big-box retailers to charming, local boutiques—it’s here. Don’t forget to sign up for curbside pickup! Some of the well-known shops include:

  • ALDO
  • Anthropologie
  • Nordstrom
  • Macy’s
  • Express
  • Forever 21
  • GAP
  • Lululemon
  • Pottery Barn


Exploring so many shops can be tiring. Take a break and grab a nosh and a drink at one of the many dining options at The Streets at Southpoint. Whether it’s a quick cup of coffee, an afternoon snack, or a nice dinner with a bottle of wine—residents of our Cary apartments have a wide array of dining options to choose from, such as:

  • Maggiano’s Little Italy
  • The Cheesecake Factory
  • Charley’s Grilled Subs
  • Chipotle
  • Panera
  • Wingz
  • Cinnabon
  • Starbucks

For a full list of shops and restaurants at The Streets at Southpoint, visit their directory.

Parkside Town Commons

A quick 6-minute drive from The Reserve at Cary Park will take you to the charming shopping center of Parkside Town Commons. Featuring a mix of your retail favorites and fine restaurants, the outdoor shopping center has so many options to choose from. Stay up-to-date on events and sales via the Parkside Town Commons’ calendar.


Boasting national brands to local specialty stores, Parkside Town Commons has dozens of shops to visit. Not to mention, spas, services, and more! A few names include:

  • Target
  • PetCo
  • Guitar Center
  • Pink Magnolia Boutique
  • Hobby Lobby


Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack, they have it all at Parkside Town Commons. Sit down or grab something to go at one of these fine dining establishments:

  • Brixx Wood Fired Pizza
  • Hickory Tavern
  • Diced
  • Panera
  • Menchie’s
  • Sushi at the Park

For a full list of shopping and dining options at Parkside Town Commons, visit their directory.

Park West Village

Boasting over 80 of your favorite retailers and restaurants, Park West Village is just over a 10-minute drive from our Cary apartments. Situated on over 100-acres, the shopping center features major shops, upscale casual restaurants, a movie theater, and more.


Big names, grocery, apparel, shoes, and electronics are all available at the shops of Park West Village. Shop for your home, yourself, your family, and your friends, all at this one-stop-shop. Stores include:

  • Target
  • TJ Maxx
  • Loft
  • Bath & Body Works
  • Zales
  • HomeGoods


At Park West Village, visitors have 19 places where they could grab a snack, drink, or a relaxing meal after a long day of shopping. From pizza and pasta to smoothies and subs, whatever you’re craving, you’ll find it at Park West Village. Dining options include:

  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Blaze Pizza
  • The Full Moon Oyster Bar
  • Smoothie King
  • Noodles & Company
  • Chili’s

For a full list of shops and restaurants, visit the Park West Village directory.

Whether you’re in need of a good outfit, some new home decor, or a gift for your loved one—there are so many shops nearby to meet your needs. Hungry? With hundreds of dining establishments within a 15-minute drive, you’ll always find a good meal to make your stomach happy. When you live at The Reserve at Cary Park, the shopping and dining options are nearly endless. Stop by today and see why you should call our Cary apartments ‘home’.

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