Tag - outdoor activities

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

Thursday, January 10, 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

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: January 2019

Wednesday, January 02, 2019, 2pm by visitRaleigh

Another year is in the books! Looking back, 2018 in Raleigh, N.C., was filled with major festivals, outdoor concerts, sold-out sports events, incredible restaurants, gorgeous public art pieces and many, many amazing #visitRaleigh photos on Instagram. A new year should bring more of the...
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 brand new, functional piece of art awaits visitors inside William B. Umstead State Park . A fallen red oak tree—approximately 25 feet long and...
Have family visiting and looking for things to do over the Thanksgiving weekend? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! From dazzling light displays to major hockey games, we’ve compiled a list of 20+ ideas on how to stay busy and active after Turkey Day in the Raleigh area ....
What’s more fun than visiting Raleigh N.C.? Visiting as part of a larger group! Here are eight fun activities and experiences, designed specifically for groups of all types and sizes, to add to your list of things to do while visiting the Raleigh area . Triangle Glides (Trikke and walking...
Fall is quickly approaching, and we’ve rounded up some of the best classic autumn activities in the Raleigh area . From pumpkin patches to haunted mazes, there’s an activity for everyone in the family to have a little fun in the crisp fall air! Ken’s Korny Corn Maze Get lost in...

The Ultimate Fall Bucket List in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018, 4pm by visitRaleigh

So long summer, hello fall! Show of hands—who's ready for falling leaves, cooler weather, tailgating parties, N.C. State Fair adventures, museum exploring and all pumpkin everything? We have big plans for the coming months in Raleigh, N.C.! To jump-start your plans and keep you busy...
Summer is in full swing in the Raleigh area —there's still tons of fun to be had in the City of Oaks while the days are long and the weather is warm. There's plenty of time to plan for a weekend road trip, too, and August won't let you down—soccer matches, foodie events,...

Hot Days and Cool Nights in Raleigh, N.C.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 11am by visitRaleigh

There’s nothing quite like the sweet summertime in Raleigh, N.C. Long, sun-kissed days leisurely roll into cool, refreshing nights providing the perfect backdrop for a memorable escape. We’ve put together six perfect pairings to help you make the most of your time in the Raleigh area...