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International Travel to Raleigh, N.C.


Vibrant diversity meets Southern hospitality in North Carolina’s capital

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Right Now in Raleigh, N.C.

Things to Do

Explore what the Raleigh area has to offer without breaking the bank! Here are 30-plus free (or nearly free) experiences and attractions that can anchor any trip to the area. William B. Umstead State Park N.C.’s most visited state park maintains its status as a...

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Raleigh, N.C., is a booming metropolis that offers a big city feel with Southern charm. It's a smart, modern-meets-historic destination that has a lot to offer and no matter what path you choose...

Sports & Recreation

There's no shortage of ways to find peaceful escapes in order to explore the outdoors in the City of Oaks. Use any of the Raleigh area’s 180 miles of greenways—many of them...

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Note, Sept. 17: Due to COVID-19, the hours or operational status of some of the items below have changed. We have included current information as of today, but please check websites or social media to...

Sports & Recreation

Located just east of Raleigh in the town of Wendell, Robertson Millpond Preserve is a hidden, 85-acre refuge for nature lovers, canoeists and kayakers. Opened to the public in 2015, the blackwater...

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Note, April 28: While Raleigh, Wake County and the state of N.C. are under stay-at-home orders until at least May 8, outdoor exercise is allowed, essential businesses are open and all of the murals below are accessible to the public. If you stumble upon one—or even create your own mural tour for a

Sports & Recreation

Update, July 20: The Dorothea Dix Park sunflower fields are now blooming. Read below for more details on this Raleigh summer tradition! What and where are the sunflowers in Raleigh? Calling all cyclists, runners, outdoor enthusiasts and Instagram addicts—a pop-up...

Sports & Recreation

It's now possible to bike from Raleigh to Durham exclusively using greenways thanks to a few recently completed sections of trail in the Cary area. The 45-mile ride is a rewarding challenge and...

Dining & Drinks

There’s been a lot of buzz in the the Raleigh area's food scene around some exciting restaurants that have recently opened their doors. The list includes culinary concepts from some...

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