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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24 Jul

Gwen Stefani

Jul 24, 2016
Gwen Stefani will be performing live at Coast Credit Union Music …
29 Jul

Holly Springs …

Jul 29, 2016
The Holly Springs Salamanders, member of the Coastal Plain …
7 Aug

Downtown Raleigh …

Aug 07, 2016
A 1/2 mile of food trucks and restaurants spread out over 11 …
9 Aug

Joe Walsh

Aug 09, 2016
Joe Walsh will appear in concert at the Red Hat Amphitheater, …
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In the heart of downtown Raleigh, this is a hot spot to stay at for downtown events
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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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