35.51099-78.3451421Ava Gardner Museum, 325 E Market St, Smithfield (between 3rd and 4th Sts), ☎ +1 919 934-5830. M-Sa 9AM-5PM, Su 2PM 5PM. A museum dedicated to the Hollywood actress, who spent her childhood in Smithfield. $7 adults, $6 seniors/students/military, $5 children.
35.52281435.5228141Don Beto's Tacos, 720 Ricks Rd, Selma (northeast of US Hwy 70, I-95 exit 97), ☎ +1 919 202-4566. Casual Mexican restaurant. There's a drive-thru window, but the menu is much more limited than what is offered for diners inside.
35.517389-78.2865172Sami's Pizza, 25 Jr Rd, Selma (I-95 exit 97), ☎ +1 919 202-0082. 10AM-10PM daily. This pizzeria doesn't look like much from outside (it's attached to a gas station), but it's owned by a family of Brooklyn natives who serve the best New York-style pizza in the state.