Category - Museums & History

The North Carolina State Capitol is one of the finest and best-preserved examples of Greek Revival-style architecture in the United States. Officially added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970, the Capitol gives visitors an exciting opportunity to immerse themselves in the history of

Things to Do in Downtown Raleigh, N.C.

Friday, August 09, 2019, 6pm by visitRaleigh

Downtown Raleigh, N.C., is where historic neighborhoods, world-class museums, Southern diners, outdoor green spaces, performing arts venues, local shops, breweries and underground cocktail spots all work together to create one incredible cultural hotspot. Here's how to eat, drink, dance and...
Raleigh, N.C.—a smart, homegrown and thriving destination now more than 225 years beyond its original founding—is a direct result of the efforts of countless passionate people over the past two centuries and change. The driving force behind all of those adventurers, dreamers and...

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

Wednesday, January 30, 2019, 6pm by visitRaleigh

Hello, February! The shortest month of the year means there's no time to waste—we've got hockey games, ballet dates and must-see concerts that can no longer wait. Here's what we're doing this month! Krispy Kreme Challenge Feb. 2 One of America's most unique running...

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
Who's ready for a Raleigh road trip? Summer may be hitting its final stretch but festival season is just getting ready to peak this month in the City of Oaks! In a destination known for sprawling, rocking, community-wide festivals, the month of Sept. is the crown jewel. Raleigh M.A.I.N. Events

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: August 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 6am by visitRaleigh

Summer is in full swing in Raleigh, N.C.—there's still tons of fun to be had in the City of Oaks while the days are long and the weather is warm. There's plenty of time to plan for a weekend road trip, too, and Aug. won't let you down! The month ahead is filled with baseball...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: July 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017, 6am by visitRaleigh

Showstopping Fireworks Hello, summer! We can hardly contain our excitement—there are so many fun ways to enjoy the longer days and extra sunshine we get during these warm-weather months. Throw in some gorgeous sunrises and sunsets, Independence Day celebrations plus a few extra vacation days....