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Things to Do Labor Day Weekend in Raleigh, N.C.

Tuesday, September 01, 2020, 10am by visitRaleigh

Looking for one more getaway before summer officially begins to wind down? Parks, restaurants and some attractions are open in the Raleigh area, and there's plenty to safely explore for a long weekend. Here's what we have in our plans! Raleigh, N.C.'s welcome mat is always out for...
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! Note, Sept. 12:...
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...
There are a lot of things we miss doing in Raleigh, N.C., right now. While most of the country has been under stay-at-home orders for several weeks now due to COVID-19, we've been dreaming up plans to rediscover the Raleigh area once it's safe to do so. We've narrowed our list of...
Update, Aug. 11: Due to our current COVID-19 situation, the status of some parks in Raleigh and Wake County remain modified. Most greenways and trails are still open, though facilities (restrooms, concessions, dog parks, athletic courts, etc.) at parks throughout the county are generally closed.
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