Entertain Visiting Family & Friends in Raleigh, N.C.

Things to do and restaurants

visitRaleigh.com has everything locals need to keep company happy with tasty dining ideas and top things to do, like a trip to Sumit Vohra’s West Texas-themed Lonerider Brewing Company, one of the country’s best beer-makers. Take friends and family on a tour of the area’s 25+ breweries to earn prizes on the Raleigh Beer Trail.

You and your guests will see the Raleigh area with fresh eyes through all the authentic experiences created by passionate-minded locals!

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Right Now in Raleigh

Things to Do

The weather is getting consistently warmer and the flowers are blooming—we're definitely seeing more green on trees in the Raleigh area ! Spring is a perfect season to take a stroll through a garden or park budding with colorful flowers. Check out our list...

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...

Sports & Recreation

There are a whole bunch of ways to celebrate warm weather in the Raleigh area —one of our favorites is to combine relaxing views with a bit of exercise by heading to the nearest body of water....

Sumit Vohra
Lonerider Brewing Company

Sumit Vohra

Lonerider Brewing Company

Ten years ago, Sumit Vohra quit his day job and started doing what he was passionate about: crafting high-quality, great tasting ales. Today, Lonerider Brewing Company is hailed as one of the country's best beer-makers.

“We have a West Texas-themed brewery in Raleigh, making a German-style Hefeweizen, run by a guy from India. I think that explains the diversity of what Raleigh is about.”

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