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The Best Amusement Parks in Raleigh


One of the best ways to spend a hot summer day is at an amusement park, and if you’re in Raleigh, you have several options. To save you time, we’ve rounded up the best amusement parks in Raleigh. Get ready for a day filled with thrilling rides, delicious food and exciting games!


Adventure Landing

Of all of the amusement parks in Raleigh, Adventure Landing is the one to go to for a fun birthday party or group outing! Located on Capital Boulevard, Adventure Landing has an aquatic complex as well as land-based attractions. Work on your swing at the batting cages, play a round of miniature golf or race friends on the Adventure Speedway Go-Kart track.


Frankie’s Fun Park

One of the premier amusement parks in Raleigh is Frankie’s Fun Park. The park has all sorts of attractions, from mini golf to bumper boats, to arcade games, to exhilarating rides that drop you and send you spinning through the air. Challenge your friends to a game of laser tag or take on the new virtual reality game, “Hologate.” When you get hungry, head to Frankie’s Cafe for pizza, salads, burgers, wings, sandwiches and an ice-cold beer to wash it all down.


Galaxy Fun Park

Amusement Parks in Raleigh


Explore a whole new world of amusement at Galaxy Fun Park. The park has a full-sized trampoline park, indoor go-karts, an indoor ropes course, spinning bumper cars and more. Grab a quick bite at the Cosmic Cafe, and take a beer break in the Lunar Lounge. A high-end virtual reality game pits you against robots and dragons, and even gives you the opportunity to throw a virtual snowball!


Xtreme Park Adventures

If it’s extreme fun you’re looking for, Xtreme Park Adventures is the place to go! Indulge in a number of adrenaline-pumping activities, from paintball to zipline obstacle courses. See if you have what it takes to piece the clues together and break out of the escape room. Make sure to visit in October for a chance to play Xtreme Haunt, a real-life zombies shooting experience!


We hope you have a great time at these amusement parks in Raleigh! If you’re shopping for a new home in the area, we hope you’ll stop by Park Central Apartments and let us take you on a tour! We’d love to show you around our high-rise apartment community in the Midtown District of North Hills.  Visit Park Central online at to schedule a tour or call us directly at (919) 800-0619.


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