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A Guide to Museums Reopening in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, September 09, 2020, 12pm by visitRaleigh

There’s a pretty good reason why Raleigh, N.C., has earned the nickname the “Smithsonian of the South.” For more than 200 years, museums in Raleigh have preserved history, put state-of-the-art exhibits on display and helped visitors uncover new stories, old secrets and forgotten...

Things to Do Labor Day Weekend in Raleigh, N.C.

Tuesday, September 01, 2020, 10am by visitRaleigh

Looking for one more getaway before summer officially begins to wind down? Parks, restaurants and some attractions are open in the Raleigh area, and there's plenty to safely explore for a long weekend. Here's what we have in our plans! Raleigh, N.C.'s welcome mat is always out for...
A day trip to the Raleigh area needs to include a few things: Award-winning pastries, outdoor exploring and family- or date-friendly entertainment. Here’s how to do just that! Need more ideas or options? Shoot us a note on Twitter or Facebook—we're here to help! Note, Oct. 5: Most...
While it's certainly beginning to feel a lot like summer, the coming July 4th holiday is going to be a different one to say the least. There will be no in-person firework showcases, no baseball games and no outdoor concerts in major venues to attend. Parks, restaurants and some attractions are...

A World of Bluegrass, Online

Monday, June 29, 2020, 9am by David Menconi

Note: Authored by David Menconi, this piece has been produced in partnership with Raleigh Arts. While the coronavirus shutdown has canceled thousands of music events worldwide, Raleigh, N.C.'s annual bluegrass shindig will go on this fall—albeit in a very different form. The...

The Best Hidden Gems in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 10am by visitRaleigh

Note, Sept. 17: Due to COVID-19, the hours or operational status of some of the items below have changed. We have included current information as of today, but please check websites or social media to confirm before finalizing plans. The Raleigh area is home to some of the best-kept secrets when it