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Entertain Visiting Family and Friends
Things to do in Raleigh, N.C. has everything locals need to keep company happy with things to do, including shopping at local-favorite spots where Raleigh's "makers" offer up their handmade products. Plan a visit to passionate mind Kelly Shatat's Moon and Lola stores to shop her Oprah's Favorite Things-featured jewelry and accessories. And you can't miss Holly Aiken's Stitch, where she makes and sells her handbags, recently featured in Lucky, Design Milk and Teen Vogue.

Take friends and family on a tour of authentic experiences created by passionate-minded locals rooted in Raleigh... you and your guests will see Raleigh with fresh eyes!



Unique Shopping for Discerning Guests

Raleigh is all about shopping local. And there's no shortage of great places here to shop for the most unique finds. Click here


Holly AikenMeet our passionate minds
Rooted in Raleigh

Raleigh's authentic experiences are homegrown by its smart, savvy locals. Meet the brains behind innovative and trendsetting shops, restaurants and more your family will enjoy here.
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Insider guide

Impress your family with undiscovered things to do. You may have favorites you want to share, but you can also read the visitRaleigh insider blog to get ideas on where to take your crew here.
FoodGreat bites for hungry guests

Share Raleigh's cutting-edge Southern cuisine with your loved ones. The meal itself will be something you'll talk about for years to come. Click here
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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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