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The great outdoors are still great . That statement rings true in the Raleigh area more than ever right now as the area's parks, greenways, lakes, favorite hammock spots and other outdoor spaces have been a welcome escape from homes, office buildings, cars and crowds this year. And while...
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! Raleigh,...
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...

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
We are closely monitoring event cancellations and postponements and updating visitRaleigh.com info accordingly. However, we strongly recommend double-checking event organizers’ websites/feeds to confirm details before traveling. Raleigh, N.C., keeps adding happy occasions to the calendar.

20 of the Best Date Ideas in Raleigh, N.C.

Tuesday, February 04, 2020, 10am by visitRaleigh

Valentine’s Day may be just around the corner, but the Raleigh area serves up the perfect places for romantic dates year-round! If you’re looking to take a trip with your loved one this season, you should take a peek at some of the best date ideas the City of Oaks has to offer. Whether...