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Category - Things to Do

National Plan for Vacation Day is Jan. 26

Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 9am by visitRaleigh

In 2020, American workers saw an average of 33% of their paid time off go unused, and 63% of the population says that they "desperately need a vacation." Furthermore, 97% of survey respondents said that having a trip planned makes them happier. The time to think about 2021 travel plans is...
We're all thrilled to have turned the page to a new year. And while there is plenty of work to be done—the hospitality and tourism industry remains tasked with delivering safe experiences, social distancing needs to continue and vaccines need to be rolled out—there are certainly...
The winter months are referred to as the most magical time of the year for good reason—community celebrations, light displays and performing arts productions capture the holiday spirit in a uniquely vibrant way. And while things are certainly not normal this year, many of the Raleigh...
Hosting a small family gathering for Thanksgiving? Visiting friends and family in the Raleigh area? It's important to have safe and fun things to do—both for your own physical and mental well-being and in consideration of those around you. Most museums, restaurants, parks and other...
Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. Menconi's latest book, "Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk," was published in Oct. by...