Tag - outdoor activities

It's so long to summer, hello to fall! We'll miss these warm-weather months—baseball games, summer festivals, outdoor concerts and such. But we're ready to embrace a new season and the new experiences that come with it in Raleigh, N.C.—hockey games, cultural festivals,...
The deep-fried fun begins at the N.C. State Fair on Oct. 12 and runs through Oct. 22! While the schedules and map of the State Fairgrounds may seem overwhelming (so much food, so many rides, so many concerts, so little time), we have a list of 25 things for your Fair bucket list: 1. Take a ride on
Wendell, N.C. (just 25 minutes east of downtown Raleigh), was settled in the 1850s by farmers looking for more fertile land for their crops. Today, the town still has a tie to agriculture with many of the local businesses supporting those community's farmers. Boasting the motto, "Small...
Summer is in full swing in Raleigh, N.C.—there's still tons of fun to be had in the City of Oaks while the days are long and the weather is warm. There's plenty of time to plan for a weekend road trip, too, and Aug. won't let you down! The month ahead is filled with baseball...
Holly Springs , N.C., (just 30 minutes from downtown Raleigh) began as a crossroads near springs of fresh water at a spot where holly trees were numerous. Travelers stopped by the springs to quench their thirst, and while that bit of history doesn't continue today, locals and visitors do...
Calling all cyclists, runners, outdoor enthusiasts and Instagram addicts—the Neuse River Greenway Trail sunflower fields are back and in full bloom in Raleigh, N.C.! First planted by the City of Raleigh's public utilities department in 2010, more than 50 acres of sunflowers now bloom...