Tag - outdoor activities

Have family visiting and looking for things to do over the Thanksgiving weekend? We’ve got you covered! From jaw-dropping light displays to your favorite holiday-themed performances, we’ve compiled a list of 20+ ideas on how to stay busy and active around Turkey Day in the Raleigh...

The Best Hidden Gems in Raleigh, N.C.

Friday, November 01, 2019, 12pm by visitRaleigh

The Raleigh area is home to some of the best-kept secrets when it comes to entertainment, food, shopping and more. For some truly-awesome experiences, be sure to add these hidden gems to your travel list. Natural gems Carl Alwin Schenk Memorial Forest Escape the noise of civilization without

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

Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 5pm 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...

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

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 4pm 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 (the details on America's best new pizza joint, for example, or the inside scoop on the best free things to do in...

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
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. Drive Shack Drive Shack—the...

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...