Exploring The Apex, NC Area

Your Apex Chiropractor at Omega Chiropractic Center - Sports Performance & Nutrition recommends the best places to visit when exploring the Apex, NC area. Here is another set of must-see places when you're in Apex, NC, and the surrounding area. Don't take our word for it, check them out today! Check out the other recommendations here: SET 1SET 3, SET 4, SET 5


Coty, Inc., is an American beauty products manufacturer based in New York founded in Paris, France, by François Coty in 1904. Coty owns around 77 brands including Calvin Klein and Gucci.

ADDRESS: It is located at 1400 Broadway Rd. Sanford, NC 27332

Coty is a world leader in beauty and home to an illustrious roster of cosmetics, skincare, fragrance, hair color, and styling brands, and employs hundreds of people at its Sanford plant.

MISSON: The company has a mission: to challenge the definition of beauty, to encourage authenticity and to celebrate diversity. Because to us at Coty, beauty isn’t about conforming to somebody else’s ideal. It’s about inclusion and liberating everyone to shine in their unique way.

Since 1904, Coty has driven positive change and innovation within the beauty industry.

The Sanford plant is one of Coty’s two manufacturing facilities in the United States, according to Coty’s 2018 annual report. The other is in Hunt Valley, Maryland – a facility that Coty acquired as part of the P & G deal. That Maryland plant employs more than 900 people and produces CoverGirl. Coty also has a research and development site in New Jersey.

Sandra’s Bakery

Sandra’s Bakery has been in business for over 21 years and employs approximately 7 people.

ADDRESS: Sandra’s Bakery is located at 225 Wicker Street Sanford, NC 27330-4253

PHONE: (919) 775-1467

HOURS: It is open Tuesday through Saturday from 5:30am to 3:00pm. They start cooking the donuts and food at 4am each morning to ensure the freshest food.

They have a great selection of doughnuts, cupcakes, cookies, pastries, and even baklava.

SPECIALITY ITEMS: Critters, Cinnamon Rolls, Bread Pudding

FEATURED ITEMS: donut holes, creme horns, eclairs, croissants, bagels, brownies, brownie bites, lemon bars, cheesecakes, Yum Yums, muffins, cupcakes

DRINKS: to wash down the pastries include milk, juice, water, coffee, canned, and fountain drinks.

Sandra’s Bakery offers delivery through postmates.

Outstanding, fresh-made local donut shop. Why would anyone buy a pastry from DD when you have Sandra's in town beyond me. The maple frosting is especially delightful. Best Donuts in Lee County. 5-star rating. Sandra’s bakery accepts credit cards, has bike parking, and is wheelchair accessible.


Florettas imports are a locally owned business serving the Sanford area since 1982, specializing in

  • Halloween Costumes
  • Dog costumes
  • Christmas Decorations
  • Party Supplies
  • Floral arrangements
  • Gourmet Baskets
  • Cookie Arrangements

They have solid tableware in 25 colors, plus licensed birthday patterns, baby shower & anniversary supplies, over-the-hill, costumes, theatrical makeup, wigs, and accessories in stock YEAR ROUND!! They also sell popular clothing brands like Simply Southern.

They specialize in florist quality cemetery and memorial floral arrangements at great prices! They also make door wreaths, centerpieces, and anything else "floral" you may need. For the DIY'er they have a great selection of flowers and greenery all at 25% Off every day!

Their collection is always changing, so go and see them for all your party, costume, floral, and gift needs.

HOURS: The hours of operation are: Monday - Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 5pm, and Sundays (October - Christmas only) 1pm to 5pm. They close for major holidays, so give them a call or check their Facebook page!

ADDRESS: You can visit them at 3611 Hawkins Avenue Sanford, NC 27330

They have been in business for 31 years!

Floretta’s has a 5-star review online!

Dale’s Greenhouse

Dale’s Greenhouse has a wide variety of seasonal plants and garden center items, annuals and perennials are always available along with a variety of trees and shrubs.

ADDRESS: It is located at 2814 Jefferson Davis Hwy Sanford, NC.

Lawn care can take hours of your time and leave you feeling exhausted. That's why Dale's Greenhouse & Garden Center offers its lawn care services to save you time and effort.

Fairview Dairy Bar

The Fairview Dairy Bar is a neighborhood throwback offering a '50s vibe & nostalgic American eats for breakfast, lunch & dinner. It has been open since 1953.

ADDRESS: It is located at 109 Carbonton Rd, Sanford, NC 27330

HOURS: They are open Open 7am – 9pm Every Day.

The Attire is Casual for this American Restaurant, Diner, Ice Cream Shop.

Every day entrees are served from 11:00 am until 9:00 pm. & all of their entrees are served with two vegetables and homemade cornbread or a roll unless otherwise noted.


  • SIDES: Fries, Broccoli Salad, Slaw, Apple Sauce, Potato Salad, Green Beans, Rice & Gravy, Potatoes & Gravy, Beets, Fried Okra, Mac & Cheese, Fried Squash,
  • ENTREES: Fried Shrimp served with two sides, corn muffins or yeast roll, Pot Roast in a rich brown gravy served with two sides, corn muffins or yeast roll, Chicken Fried Steak Served on mashed potatoes, with pepper gravy, two sides, muffins or yeast roll. Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast with two sides, corn muffins or yeast roll. Chicken Livers Served on a bed of rice with gravy, two sides, corn muffins or yeast roll, Fried Flounder served with two sides, corn muffins or yeast roll, Salmon Patties: fried or grilled, served with two sides, yeast roll, or corn muffins, Hamburger Steak served with grilled onions and gravy, choice of two sides, corn muffins or roll, Cheeseburger Steak served with grilled onions and gravy, choice of two sides, corn muffins or roll. Available with choice of cheese, Pork BBQ Plate in a vinegar-based sauce, with two sides, corn muffins or roll Vegetable Plate with any three vegetable sides. Served with yeast roll, or corn muffins.