Raleigh Places

TripWhat's travel guide to Raleigh; our list of the best things to see, including Carolina Railhawks Football Club, Cameron Village and Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts.
  • The best place in Raleigh: Carolina Railhawks Football Club

    Carolina Railhawks Football Club

    201 Soccer Park Drive
    The Carolina Railhawks are a second division (NASL) professional soccer team that plays in WakeMed Soccer Park, a 7,000 seat stadium that is part of a larger 150 acre multi-use complex. The team plays from April through October and tickets start at $10.
    food nearby
  • The first shopping center between Atlanta and DC, Cameron Village is today a major destination point. Home to many of Raleigh's oldest boutique stores, the development also includes restaurants, a grocery store, and the Wake County's flagship public library. Hours vary depending on the store.
    Hillsborough
  • Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts

    Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts

    2 East South St
    The performing arts center includes 3 primary venues. Memorial Auditorium is the largest and hosts diverse events such as the Carolina Ballet and traveling theater productions of Broadway Series South. Meymandi Concert Hall is home to the North Carolina Symphony. Fletcher Opera Theater is a more intimate setting and hosts events such as Raleigh Chamber Music Guild concerts.
    Central restaurants nearby
  • Blue Water Spa

    Blue Water Spa

    10941 Raven Ridge Rd
    Voted best medical spa in America 3 consecutive years Blue Water Spa is North Raleigh's destination for pampering, relaxation and aesthetic enhancements. the home spa boutique is a great place to indulge or to pick up a great hostess gift
    North
  • Joel Lane Museum House

    Joel Lane Museum House

    160 South Saint Mary's Street
    A Georgian-style manor plantation house built circa 1770 by Colonel Joel Lane, patriot, statesman, and planter, Col. Lane's home has been faithfully restored and is filled with period artifacts. The site houses three historic stuctures, including a very simple circa 1790 middle-class home interpreted as a kitchen and a circa 1840 Visitors Center. It is open for tours led by costumed docents W-F at 10:00, 11:00, noon, and 1PM and on Saturdays at 1:00, 2:00 and 3PM. Groups may schedule other itmes by appointment. Email address is joellane@bellsouth.net.
    Central eat nearby
  • Casa Carbone Ristorante Italiano

    Casa Carbone Ristorante Italiano

    6019 Glenwood Ave
    Tu-Sa 5PM-10PM Su 4PM- 9PM. Casa Carbone is a family restaurant with an extensive menu that includes everything from classic spaghetti and lasagna, to more intricate entrees such as grouper puttanesca and beef braciole. Excellent wine choices as well. Affordable and delicious.
    Northwest
  • Japanese Fine Dining - Kobe Beef, Fusion Cuisine, and Sushi. Serves world renowned Kobe beef, a variety of steaks, seafood, fusion cuisine and the finest grade sushi with many one of a kind rolls and visually pleasing artistic presentations.
    Falls Of Neuse
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House

    Ruth's Chris Steak House

    2010 Renaissance Park Pl
    Ruth's Chris Steak House
    Northwest
  • Neomonde Bakery & Deli

    Neomonde Bakery & Deli

    3817 Beryl Rd
    A delicious Mediterranean market and deli. Their fantastic hummus and baba ghanouj with pita bread alone make any meal great.
    Hillsborough
  • Upscale southwestern/Mexican. Great salsa, nice pulled-pork enchiladas; lunch and dinner. Line can be long, but it moves along and the food is worth the wait. Unusual outdoor seating area.
    West
  • Sleepy Creek Sports

    6265 Windsor Lane
    Shotgun and sporting clay range. NRA personal protection course and shotgun sports school available.
    North eat nearby
  • N.C. Museum of History

    5 East Edenton Street
    Museum of History, 5 East Edenton Street, +1 919 807-7900, [19]. Mon.-Sat., 9am-5pm; Sun., Noon-5pm. Home to the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, with exhibits personal items donated by approximately 360 inductees. Free.
    North Central restaurants nearby
  • N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences

    1 W Jones St
    Museum of Natural Sciences, 1 W Jones St, +1 919 733-7450, [20]. Contains a huge new wing, the Nature Research Center, with 3-story multimedia globe structure and exhibits such as a 10,000 gallon aquarium. Free.
    North Central food nearby
  • Raleigh City Museum

    220 Fayetteville St
    Tue-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat, 1-4pm. Free. An excellent place to start your visit to the City of Oaks.
    Central eat nearby
  • N.C. Museum of Art

    2110 Blue Ridge Road
    Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, +1 919 839-6262, [18]. With rotating exhibits, summer outdoor film series, and groovy sculpture garden.
    Northwest restaurants nearby
  • Marbles Kids Museum

    201 E Hargett St
    The former Exploris museum has merged with Playspace to form Marbles, an interactive kid's museum, still with an IMAX theater. $5 for adults and kids (1-99), prices for the IMAX theater vary. Closed Mon, open Tu-Sa 9AM-5PM, Su noon-5PM.
    Central food nearby
  • Cary Towne Centre Mall

    Enclosed shopping center with department stores Belk
    Penney, Macy's and Sears. Open Mon-Sat 10:00AM-9:00PM and Sun 12:00PM-6:00PM. [4]
  • William B. Umstead State Park

    8801 Glenwood Ave
    Umstead State Park, 8801 Glenwood Ave., [29]. Picnic, hike, go fishing, or just rent a canoe and relax. A nice quiet place near Raleigh-Durham airport.
    Northwest restaurants nearby
  • North Carolina State Capitol

    1 E
    Built between 1833 and 1840 and originally housed the governor's office, cabinet offices and more. Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm; Sat., 10am-4pm
    North food nearby
  • Lake Johnson Nature Park

    4601 Avent Ferry Rd.
    Open during daylight every day of the week. Free. A pleasant nature trail winds about 3.5 miles around the eastern half of the lake, and another dirt trail exists on the northwestern shore of the lake. Ideal for hiking and biking. Paddle boats can also be rented.
    West eat nearby
  • Triangle Segway

    327 Blake Street
    Triangle Segway offers guided Segway tours of downtown points of interest and historic sights. All tours are fully narrated. Advance purchase required.
    Central restaurants nearby
  • Crabtree Valley Mall

    on Glenwood Avenue
    Su noon-6PM, M-Sa 10AM-9:30PM. Belk, Macy's and Sears anchor. Largest mall in the region, featuring the state's only H&M store.
    Northwest
  • Pullen Park

    520 Ashe Ave
    Outdoor plays, a 1911 carousel and, of course, an excellent aquatic center.
    Hillsborough eat nearby
  • Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

    2616 Kildaire Farm Rd
    Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve has three miles of trails on 150 acres along Swift Creek. The preserve has several plants and trees that are not common to the piedmont region of North Carolina along with bird and wildlife viewing opportunities and various nature programs throughout the year.
    restaurants nearby
  • Last Friday

    during the summer
    Music is always being played along with art being sold on the streets.
    food nearby
  • 4910 Club Road

    in The Heights neighborhood
    On October 20, 2008, Anne Pressly, a KATV-7 anchorwoman and actress was found severely beaten in her home here; she died five days later. On July 13, 2009, the home was demolished.
    South eat nearby
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