Nestled amidst historic buildings in Raleigh’s Capital District, you’ll find the stately North Carolina Museum of History. First founded in 1902 (and just steps from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the North Carolina State Capitol) the museum is chock full of gems and...

The Coziest Bars in Raleigh, N.C.

Friday, December 06, 2019, 9am by visitRaleigh

When the weather turns frightfully chilly, nothing warms you faster than a delicious adult beverage, enjoyed in the comfort of a cozy bar or tavern. Here are 11 places in Raleigh, N.C., offering up a regular dose of the warm and fuzzies. The Haymaker This gorgeous cocktail bar in downtown Raleigh

A Guide to Holiday Shopping in Raleigh, N.C.

Thursday, December 05, 2019, 2pm by visitRaleigh

With the holidays fast approaching, you may feel a bit panicky about getting your holiday shopping done. Relax, take a deep breath and dive into this helpful guide to curating the perfect shopping excursion in the City of Oaks. Downtown Raleigh Easy access to local shops, restaurants, museums and

Meet Aviator Brewing Company's Mark Doble

Wednesday, December 04, 2019, 1pm

Soaring from a humble airplane hangar to a massive beer empire in Fuquay-Varina, N.C., brew boss Mark Doble knows the ins and outs of some pretty fly beer. Aviator Brewing Company, with lively spots to dine on delicious food paired perfectly with brews, takes the beer experience to new heights.
It's safe to say 2019 has been one of the best years ever for foodies in the Raleigh area. In Jan., the much-hyped Transfer Co. Food Hall opened to the public, bringing bagels, beer, burritos and more goodies to downtown Raleigh. In the same month (and just a few blocks away), Morgan Street...
Have family visiting and looking for things to do over the Thanksgiving weekend? We’ve got you covered! From jaw-dropping light displays to your favorite holiday-themed performances, we’ve compiled a list of 20+ ideas on how to stay busy and active around Turkey Day in the Raleigh...
Crafting an irresistible and mouth-watering pizza is a solemn art form that many pie purveyors in the Raleigh area have elevated to a whole new level. From classic styles—Detroit, New York and Neapolitan—to more creative artisan creations, Raleigh, N.C., is a shining bright spot for...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: December 2019

Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 10am by visitRaleigh

Every two weeks, we send out a newsletter that includes the best of the best upcoming events. If you sign up for our E-magazine, you'll get those, plus all the best new content (the scoop on the best new restaurants in Raleigh, for example, or our up-to-date list on the best free things to do...