Greater Raleigh Visitors

This is the destination you've been waiting for, because it's so many destinations in one. You'll sense it as soon as you arrive. The fun, lively vibe coursing through tree-lined streets packed with funky cafes and pubs. Endless hot spots and historical treasures, exciting hockey games and incredible area-wide celebrations...

There's so much to see and do here, you won't want to experience it alone. Use our handy listings, interactive maps and visitor information center to make the most of your visit.

Allow yourself a vacation of epic proportions. Through the beginning of 2015, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences goes big with The World's Largest Dinosaurs, a new exhibition about the super-sized sauropods, the most colossal animals to walk the earth. You must go big too. Tap into your Lifelong Learner side with a trip to the exhibition, other Greater Raleigh museums and historic attractions, big-flavor dining and a cozy hotel stay.

When you're here, explore the area's selection of 80-plus historic attractions and see the past come alive through in-depth exhibits, costumed docents or hands-on workshops. Film buffs won't be able to get enough of the North Carolina Museum of History's Starring North Carolina! exhibition, featuring costumes and props from Iron Man 3, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Blue Velvet and more.

Allow visitRaleigh.com to be your one-stop source for all things to explore...where you will find information on the most popular exhibits, deals created especially for Lifelong Learners and a complete list of events that are sure to ignite your excitement in Feb.

Can't miss: The World's Largest Dinosaur's Lecture Series where you can explore dinosaur reproductive habits and growth rate with Dr. Mary Schweitzer (2/5) or hear from the exhibit's curator Mark Norell (2/19). Learn more

WHAT'S YOUR DESTINATION I.D.?
No matter what your destination I.D., the Raleigh area has something unique for your next visit. Browse the categories and plan your next trip to Greater Raleigh.

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Highlights

With 145 options, area hotels and accommodations are designed to help you rest easy…more
Foodies, rejoice! Choose from 1,300-plus options, in a wide range of prices and cuisines…more
From world-class museums, to live music galore, professional sporting events and more…more
Find the Southern hospitality that N.C. is known for in Raleigh's 11 surrounding towns…more
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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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