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Welcome to the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau's Media Center. Here you'll find everything from story ideas to press trips, images and itinerary development.

If you're exploring the Raleigh, N.C., area for the first time, or just interested in finding out more about the capital city, take a look at the Media Kit resource to get your creative juices flowing on the perfect story.

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The Public Relations staff looks forward to assisting you with fact-checking, interviews, individual press trips and all other special media requests pertaining to the Raleigh area. If you need personal assistance, feel free to give us a call; we're happy to help in any way we can.

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Dining & Drinks

Fresh off the Raleigh area's best year ever for food, the restaurant scene has big plans again in 2020. Spoiler alert—it's going to be a BIG year for barbecue! Wyatt’s Whole Hog Barbecue Folks went absolutely “ham” when it was announced that Wyatt Dickson, co-owner of popular local eatery PICNIC

Museums & History

Founded as the new state capital in 1792, Raleigh, N.C., is a natural playground for history lovers. Read about and visit these 20+ sites to kickstart an experience through the area's past and...

Dining & Drinks

For late-night eats and chow-down feasts, sometimes you just need a really good burger. Below are some of the best of the best in the Raleigh area. Let's dig in! Mama Crow's Burger and Salad...

Things to Do

The Umstead Hotel and Spa—plus Herons, the hotel's fine-dining restaurant—was one of 12 properties in the world to achieve triple Five-Star status by Forbes Travel Guide....

Things to Do

A very rare (and extremely well-preserved) dinosaur skeleton calls the City of Oaks home. It's the only one of its kind on display in the world! For almost 20 years now, an awe-inspiring specimen...

Things to Do

Make no mistake about it, the Raleigh area is a book lover’s paradise! From high-tech libraries to independent book shops, you’re sure to find the perfect spot to discover as well as enjoy your next great read. Quail Ridge Books Brimming with books from...