Tag - history

Things to Do in Downtown Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, April 03, 2024, 12pm 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...
It's beginning to look a lot like the holidays in Raleigh, N.C.! And while it's still totally fall for another few weeks, we won't blame you one bit for reaching into the closet for scarves and gloves, dreaming of hot chocolate and planning out your winter bucket list. 'Tis the...

30 Can't-Miss Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, October 25, 2023, 9am by visitRaleigh

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...

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

Thursday, September 07, 2023, 2pm 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
The state's first park to honor the African American struggle for freedom—plus powerful triumphs along the way—is now open in downtown Raleigh. An idea many years in the making, North Carolina Freedom Park is a one-acre site that offers inspiring words and a space for reflection....
Ready to celebrate Independence Day in a big way this year? Fireworks displays, bounce houses, live music and other patriotic celebrations are lined up all across the Raleigh area to celebrate America's 247th birthday—don't miss out! Here's your rundown on the biggest and best...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: June 2023

Wednesday, May 31, 2023, 12pm by visitRaleigh

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 best new content (our favorite brunch spots, for example, or the details on a hidden kayaking gem just outside of Raleigh). Hello,...