6 Must-Visit Beaches Near Raleigh

Not only does North Carolina's capital city enjoy pleasant mild temperatures year-round, but it also has plenty of cultural opportunities for visitors and locals. In between symphony and opera performances, or visits to the planetarium or one of Raleigh's three major state museums, you might feel...

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8 Incredible Reasons to Visit the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the largest natural sciences museum in the Southeast. Kids and adults can enjoy an interactive, hands-on experience while learning about the natural world and their connections to it. The iconic 70-foot-diameter globe at the museum’s center houses...

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5 Fun Facts About the Raleigh Night Scene

When you think of Raleigh, a bustling nightlife might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But the “City of Oaks” has so much more to offer besides trees. Millennials are flocking to the city due to its booming job market, expansive culture, and a variety of unique and exciting nightlife...

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Where to Get Your Margarita Fix in Raleigh for Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a bit like St. Patrick’s Day… everyone likes to celebrate, no matter what their heritage! Raleigh is home to many Mexican and Tex-Mex bars that offer top-notch margaritas. On the rocks or frozen? Salted rim or no salt? Fruity or spicy? No matter how you like them served up,...

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7 Best Places for a Spring Picnic in Raleigh

Spring is in the air in Raleigh and the flowers are in full bloom, so it only makes sense that this Sunday (April 23) is National Picnic Day! Celebrate this weekend with an old-fashioned picnic complete with great food, cold drinks and the company of your favorite people. Raleigh is home to plenty...

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5 Raleigh Restaurants to Excite Your Palate

When was the last time you had a meal that transported you to a different place? Luckily in Raleigh, you can find a number of restaurants with exotic and unexpected menu items to keep things interesting. These five Raleigh restaurants are sure to delight your senses and keep you talking (and...

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