Tag - recreation

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
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...

Things to Do in Raleigh, N.C.: October 2018

Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 1pm by visitRaleigh

It's so long to summer, hello to fall! We'll miss these warm-weather months—baseball games, summer festivals, outdoor concerts and such. But we're ready to embrace a new season and the new experiences that come with it in the Raleigh area —hockey games, cultural...

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...
Get your motor revving and head into the sky, off on the rails or out on the highway in Raleigh, N.C. The Raleigh area is home to exciting experiences centered around planes, trains and automobiles for the most die-hard enthusiasts! Take to the skies Home to RDU International Airport (where a
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...