Tag - recreation

There's no shortage of ways to find peaceful escapes in order to explore the outdoors in the City of Oaks. Use any of the Raleigh area’s 180 miles of greenways—many of them connecting to attractions and letting you travel all over the destination—or numerous other miles of...

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...

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...
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...