Raleigh Travel Guide
Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina. This city is known as one of the most important college towns in the state as it's home to important universities, including North Carolina State University, The University of North Carolina, and Duke University.
Best Places to Stay in Raleigh
The area known as Raleigh-Durham, which includes Raleigh, Chapel Hill, and Durham is called the Research Triangle due to the presence of these institutions.
Best Time to Visit Raleigh
The city of Raleigh enjoys nice weather during the Spring and Fall, but it has relatively moderate weather all year-round.
Things to do in Raleigh
In the city itself, visitors usually spend their time in one of the many parks around the city such as Pullen Park, or Umstead State Park, both of which have biking and hiking trails as well as sport courts and open green spaces surrounded by trees. Raleigh is also home to such attractions as the North Carolina State Museum, The Marbles Kids Museum (for the little ones), The Museum of Contemporary Art, and the wooden and modern Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Temple.This town in the east coast of the United States also delivers high-class restaurants and hotels, as well as top-notch shopping, especially in the modern downtown area. Here, visitors will not only get a taste of North Carolinian hospitality, but will also get to taste great traditional dishes such as North Carolina Style Barbecue, delicious cornbread, and a good serving of Chicken and Waffles after a night out in the area´s clubs and bars.