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30 Free Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 1pm by visitRaleigh

Explore what the Raleigh area has to offer without breaking the bank! Here are 30-plus free (or nearly free) experiences and attractions that can anchor any trip to the area. William B. Umstead State Park N.C.’s most visited state park maintains its status as a peaceful and affordable getaway
Originally, visitors from near and far traveled to the quaint little town near Raleigh seeking the healing powers of the Fuquay Mineral Spring. Today, Fuquay-Varina, located just 15 minutes south of the capital city, remains a rewarding destination for those looking for day-trip adventure or a

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's New Moore Square: Now Open!

Thursday, July 25, 2019, 12pm by visitRaleigh

Big news for Raleigh, N.C.! Moore Square—a four-acre, downtown urban park that was originally conceived as one of four public green spaces for the city way back in 1792—is now open to the public with a brand-new look, new features and a jam-packed calendar of events. Closed since late...
Raleigh, N.C., is a booming metropolis that offers a big city feel with Southern charm. It's a smart, modern-meets-historic destination that has a lot to offer and no matter what path you choose on your visit, we know you'll be energized by the fired-up cultural heartbeat fostered by...
One of the fastest-growing towns in the South, Cary is home to renowned restaurants, great shopping, top-tier arts and entertainment and unique outdoor experiences. The downtown area has seen an influx of fun, new local businesses in recent years—a brewery, bottle shop, neighborhood bar,...
The biggest, the best, the brightest and the finest—2019 has six more months full of major festivals and celebrations in Raleigh, N.C.! These events serve an important purpose—they mark history and sense of pride, plus they showcase talent, creativity and culture, delicious foods and...
Every two weeks, we send out a newsletter that includes the best of the best upcoming events. If you sign up for our E-magazine, you'll get those, plus all the latest insider content (where to find 30 of the area's best murals, for example, or how to take advantage of the Ultimate Summer...