RaleighUnited States of America

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Visit Raleigh

Love live music, sports, and sunrises? Get away to Raleigh!

Beloved sports teams, shopping, and popular sights from North Carolina State Capitol to Crabtree Valley Mall—explore Raleigh, a destination also known for its college vibe.

Where to stay in Raleigh

Downtown
This is a really unique bar that just opened down town. You can poor yourself as much beer as you want of each beer and you pay by the ounce. They're constantly changing the taps out too. They have a pretty good sized menu, but the food isn't spectacular.
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Downtown

4.5/5(44 reviews)

While visiting Downtown, you might make a stop by sights like North Carolina State Capitol and North Carolina Museum of History.

North Hills
This is a part of the blackened tuna nachos. So good! They have really unique food combining fish and beef!
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North Hills

Known for Hills, Shopping, Friendly People

5/5(130 reviews)

Visitors highly recommend North Hills for its abundant dining options, and you can make a stop by North Hills Shopping Center while you're in town.

Downtown
For a downright jaw-dropping sunset cocktail in downtown Durham, NC - hit up the rooftop bar at The Durham Hotel. #roofttopbar #sunset #dreamydrinks #skyonfire
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Downtown

4.5/5(78 reviews)

While visiting Downtown, you might make a stop by sights like Durham Performing Arts Center and Carolina Theater.

Southwest Raleigh
There's a beautiful view of this lake from the top of James B. Hunt Library on Centennial Campus. They allow fishing on this lake too
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Southwest Raleigh

4/5(589 reviews)

If you're spending some time in Southwest Raleigh, PNC Arena and North Carolina State Fairgrounds are top sights worth seeing.

Northeast Raleigh
The Neuse River trail passes this dam in East Raleigh. It's a nice spot to fish or have a picnic
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Northeast Raleigh

4/5(318 reviews)

If you're spending some time in Northeast Raleigh, Triangle Town Center and Marsh Creek Park are top sights worth seeing.

Umstead
Lake Crabtree is always the first to flood with heavy rains. But if it's dry, there are some nice trails to meander. It's right near RTP so you'll see a lot of folks eating there on their lunch break!
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Umstead

4/5(606 reviews)

While visiting Umstead, you might make a stop by sights like Frankie's Fun Park and Brier Creek Commons.

Top Hotels in Raleigh

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Raleigh Durham Intl AP
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Raleigh Durham Intl AP
2.5 out of 5
1001 Hospitality Ct, Morrisville, NC
¥8,144
per night
Jan 3 - Jan 4

Located in Umstead, this hotel is 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from Lenovo and within 6 mi (10 km) of Research Triangle Park and RDU Observation Park. Lake Crabtree County ...

4.4/5Excellent! (1,302 reviews)

"The hospitality staff were friendly and provided me with recommendations for food delivery. It was awesome food. I felt comfortable and relaxed in the room. I will definitely stay agsin at Laquinta. The location was close to the airport which made it very convenient"…"

Reviewed on Dec 8, 2019

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Raleigh Durham Intl AP
Wingate by Wyndham Raleigh Durham Airport RTP
Wingate by Wyndham Raleigh Durham Airport RTP
2.5 out of 5
5223 Page Rd, Durham, NC
¥6,369
per night
Jan 3 - Jan 4

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) from Research Triangle Park and 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Lenovo. Frankie's Fun Park and Lake Crabtree County ...

4.2/5Excellent! (1,988 reviews)

"Clean and nice experience. The same food choices was served for two day."…"

Reviewed on Dec 9, 2019

Wingate by Wyndham Raleigh Durham Airport RTP
Millennium Durham
Millennium Durham
3 out of 5
2800 Campus Walk Ave, Durham, NC
¥10,984
per night
Dec 27 - Dec 28

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Rhine Research Center Museum and Duke University Hospital. Duke University and Cameron Indoor ...

4/5Very Good! (325 reviews)

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Reviewed on Dec 6, 2019

Millennium Durham

Popular things to do in Raleigh

Duke University
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Duke University

4.5/5(911 reviews)

Enjoy the collegiate vibe around Duke University, a top university in Durham. Attend a sporting event or simply visit the area's stunning cathedral.

PNC Arena
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PNC Arena

4.5/5(617 reviews)

Catch an event at PNC Arena during your trip to Raleigh. You can attend a hockey game while in the area.

North Carolina State Capitol
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North Carolina State Capitol

4/5(230 reviews)

After visiting North Carolina State Capitol, make a plan to see the other sights and activities in Raleigh. Experience the area's great live music and acclaimed theater scene.

Kenan Stadium
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Kenan Stadium

4/5(192 reviews)

Catch an event at Kenan Stadium during your trip to Chapel Hill. Attend a sporting event or simply visit the area's stunning cathedral.

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

4.5/5(266 reviews)

Explore the exhibits at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, a popular museum in Raleigh. Experience the area's fascinating museums and great live music.

North Carolina Museum of History
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North Carolina Museum of History

5/5(92 reviews)

Browse the exhibits at North Carolina Museum of History, a popular museum in Raleigh. Experience the area's great live music or attend a hockey game.

Top activities in Raleigh

One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Raleigh, NC
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One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Raleigh, NC

¥274

Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.

One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Durham, NC
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One Game of Zombie Scavengers of Durham, NC

¥274

Can you survive the zombie apocalypse… Zombie Scavengers leads you into the city to collect supplies to survive during this interactive scavenger game. With the whole world in chaos and zombies outnumbering the living 10 to 1, small colonies of the living are doing all they can to survive.

Let's Roam - Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Round The Capitol
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Let's Roam - Raleigh Scavenger Hunt: Round The Capitol

¥1,204

Amongst the ancient oak trees is the heart of Raleigh. We'll help you see the forest for the trees and all its magic splendor. Download the Let’s Roam scavenger hunt app and start exploring today! Tourist, local, or new to town, this is a lively small group activity that anyone can enjoy.

Operation City Quest of Durham, NC
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Operation City Quest of Durham, NC

¥1,095

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

Operation City Quest of Raleigh, NC
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Operation City Quest of Raleigh, NC

¥1,095

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points.

Zombie Scavengers Game - Raleigh, NC
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Zombie Scavengers Game - Raleigh, NC

¥274

Itinerary Recommended starting location to start Zombie Scavengers. This is where you will begin your hunt to survive the zombie apocalypse. (Please start outside) Stop At: • North Carolina State Capitol, 1 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1011

Reviews of Raleigh

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
1106
5 - Excellent 44.77732793522267%
4 - Good
1073
4 - Good 43.441295546558706%
3 - Okay
241
3 - Okay 9.757085020242915%
2 - Disappointing
26
2 - Disappointing 1.0526315789473684%
1 - Terrible
24
1 - Terrible 0.97165991902834%

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Dec 9, 2019

Did not have time to visit downtown so no comment on thia.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 4, 2019

Can't wait to visit there again.

5/5 - Excellent

Charlie

Dec 2, 2019

Beautiful city

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Dec 2, 2019

I forgot to mention the walls are very thin as well, I could hear the conversations from the room next door and I could hear doors slamming from down the hall.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 1, 2019

Raleigh is a cosmopolitan city with many restaurants and things to do. NC State gives a college town feel

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Dec 1, 2019

Great city I love it

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