Mask Requirements in Effect: Most of Raleigh Area

Face masks are required indoors within Raleigh city limits as well as Garner, Knightdale, Morrisville, Rolesville and Zebulon town limits, regardless of vaccination status. Masks are also required in unincorporated areas of Wake County. Read More

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Category - Sports & Recreation

The great outdoors are still great . That statement rings true in the Raleigh area more than ever right now as the area's parks, greenways, lakes, favorite hammock spots and other outdoor spaces have been a welcome escape from homes, office buildings, cars and crowds over the past year. And...
Update, Aug. 4: The Dorothea Dix Park sunflower fields are now past peak bloom, but some flowers will remain in good condition for a few more days. What and where are the sunflowers in Raleigh? Calling all cyclists, runners, outdoor enthusiasts and Instagram addicts—a pop-up tourist...
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 connecting to attractions and letting you travel all over the destination—or numerous other miles of...
Note: This article was first published in Nov. 2017. This incredible piece of art has been kept in immaculate condition and is worth the hike! A gorgeous, functional piece of art awaits visitors inside William B. Umstead State Park. A fallen red oak tree—approximately 25 feet long and several...
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Things to Do in Downtown Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 8am 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...