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...

 
Cheetie Kumar   Sumit Vohra   Ashley Christensen

Cheetie Kumar

Co-Owner, Garland, KINGS and Neptunes Parlour

Delicious, one-of-a-kind, spice-driven seasonal meals. Live music. Eclectic nightlife scene. One visit to Cheetie's foodie/nightlife/music complex and you'll be hooked.

 

Sumit Vohra

CEO/Chief Drinking Officer, Lonerider Brewing Company

Hailed as one of the top breweries in the country, Sumit's West Texas-themed Lonerider Brewing Company is an intrinsic part of N.C.'s flourishing craft beer scene.

 

Ashley Christensen

Chef + Proprietor,
AC Restaurants

This James Beard Award-winning chef led the way in transforming downtown Raleigh into a culinary hot spot. A visit to one of her restaurants is a must.

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Events
4 Feb

Exhibition: Ansel …

Feb 04, 2017 — May 07, 2017
In a career that spanned more than five decades, Ansel Adams, …
30 Mar

Art in Bloom

Mar 30, 2017 — Apr 02, 2017
The North Carolina Museum of Art hosts its third Art in Bloom, a …
1 Apr

World Beer Festival …

Apr 01, 2017
Find, taste and discover the beer of your dreams! A chance to …
21 Apr

Brewgaloo

Apr 21, 2017 — Apr 22, 2017
Brewgaloo features craft breweries from N.C. and partners with …
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Full service hotel just three miles from downtown Raleigh and easy access to entire area.
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421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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