A visit to Raleigh, N.C.,

...is more than a trip to a blossoming Southern metropolis—you'll feel enriched and energized the instant you're warmly welcomed by its smart, savvy locals. RALEIGH'S BRIGHT MINDS head top-tier technology, education and life science institutions; its artists create a bevy of cultural and culinary touchstones; and its storytellers proudly carry on the collective heritage of a rich, historic capital city.

Meet three of Raleigh's passionate minds, all Rooted in Raleigh, here...

Ashley Christensen   Linda Dallas   Daniel Dhers

Ashley Christensen

Chef + Proprietor,
AC Restaurants

Visit Ashley's restaurants, where you'll be talking about the innovative flavors in each of her dishes, each uniquely created and each uniquely Raleigh.


Linda Dallas

Linda Dallas's Art Studio

Visitors to Linda's Blount St. studio can feast their eyes on an array of watercolors, participate in workshops and meet the artist at gallery events like First Friday.


Daniel Dhers

Co-founder, Daniel Dhers Action Sports Complex

Get a rush at professional BMX rider and five-time X Games gold medalist Daniel Dhers's bike and skate training facility, the largest of its kind in the world.

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Video Gallery

1 Oct

Exhibition: Rolling …

Oct 01, 2016 — Jan 15, 2017
The art deco period-from the 1920s to the 1940s-is known for …
28 Oct

NHL Carolina …

Oct 28, 2016
The Carolina Hurricanes take on the New York …
15 Oct

The Carolina Ballet …

Oct 15, 2016 — Oct 30, 2016
Scenes of love and battles with windmills have filled our …
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A stylish and smartly designed hotel within walking distance of popular shopping spots.
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Spice driven, seasonal cuisine with a focus on Indian and Asian flavors.
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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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