Have family visiting and looking for things to do over the Thanksgiving weekend? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! From dazzling light displays to major hockey games, we’ve compiled a list of 20+ ideas on how to stay busy and active after Turkey Day in the Raleigh area ....
The holidays are fast approaching, and if you’re feeling a bit panicky about getting all your gift shopping done…take a deep breath and relax. This guide explores a wide mix of amazing local shops and gift ideas for creating your perfect holiday shopping excursion. Along the way,...

The Best Guided Tours to Take in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 4pm by visitRaleigh

One of the best ways to discover Raleigh, N.C. , is with one of the fun and fascinating guided tours available in the area. Sample scrumptious cuisine and delicious brews, gain a little insider knowledge from savvy locals, explore the arts or just head out for tons of fun. A great guided tour can be

Raleigh, N.C.'s Coziest Coffee Shops

Wednesday, November 07, 2018, 11am by visitRaleigh

When the weather cools down, is there anything cozier than putting on your favorite thrift store sweater and settling in with a book and warm drink at a quaint coffee shop? The Raleigh area has a variety of coffee shops to try this season, each with its own flair, both in the drinks and atmosphere.

A Guide to the Raleigh Christmas Parade

Tuesday, November 06, 2018, 4pm by visitRaleigh

There's no surer sign of the holiday season quickly approaching than the return of one of Raleigh, N.C.'s best (and biggest) annual traditions—the Raleigh Christmas Parade ! An event truly made for the whole family, the parade provides endless entertainment in downtown Raleigh for...

Holiday Traditions in Raleigh, N.C.

Tuesday, November 06, 2018, 3pm by visitRaleigh

The holidays are the perfect time to come together with friends and family, celebrating the magic of the season and taking part in the Raleigh area 's holiday traditions, old and new. This list, full of events and activities in N.C.'s capital city area, should get you started on planning...
It's safe to say that the Raleigh area 's food scene is thriving. Passionate mind and James Beard Award-winning chef Ashley Christensen was named national Chef of the Year by Eater ; Garland co-owner and chef Cheetie Kumar just earned a raving piece in The New York Times ; and Morgan...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: November 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018, 3pm by visitRaleigh

Festivals, parades and light displays— the Raleigh area is gearing up for the holidays this month! Shopping sprees, ballets, hockey games and more make for perfect weekend adventures, date nights and family gatherings. Have your jackets, scarves and boots ready? Let's dive in! ACC...
This is a guest post by artist, teacher and passionate mind Linda Dallas , owner of Linda Dallas's Art Studio It seems I’ve fallen in love with a historic Raleigh Landmark. Founded in 1896, Saint Agnes Hospital , located on the campus of Saint Augustine’s University (SAU), served...