Right Now in Raleigh
As the official destination organization for Raleigh, N.C., we have the well-being of all visitors and residents of Wake County as our highest priority. We have been and will continue to gather information working with local, state and national agencies and encourage...
The great outdoors are still great. That statement rings true in the Raleigh area more than ever right now as the area's parks, greenways, lakes, favorite hammock spots and other outdoor spaces have been a welcome escape from homes, office buildings, cars and crowds this year. And while hikers, bikers and kayakers have been out in record numbers, there are still quiet places to explore thanks to the sheer size and space available in the City of Oaks. Below, you'll find some of our favorite hikes, favorite family picnic spots and a favorite hidden kayaking gem, all found within dedicated nature preserves in Raleigh and Wake County.
Many hotels in the Raleigh area have been certified under the statewide Count On Me NC program, a public health initiative that specifically trains businesses to help keep everyone—both employees and guests—safe from COVID-19.