Raleigh, United States
Raleigh is also known as the research triangle because of its universities. It is the capital of North Carolina. It is also known as the “City of Oaks” because of the presence of large number of Oak trees. The city is named after Sir Walter Raleigh and was one of the few earliest planned cities of US.
Things to do-
- North Carolina museum of art – Started in1956, it has around 5000 art pieces and an amphitheater.
- North Carolina museum of Natural Sciences
- Pullen Park- Huge amusement park spread over an area of 67 acres. Enjoy Boating and mini train ride.
- William B. Umstead state Park- It is a great place for hiking, mountain bike riding and has beautiful lake view.
- JC Raulston Arboretum- This garden has a huge collection of Plants and is open to all with free entry.
- Neuse River Trail- This trail is along the bank of river Neuse and an awesome place to walk or go cycling.
- Historic Oakwood-Built during the 19th century it was home to some of the very prominent families of Raleigh
- Frankie’s Fun Park
- Lake Crabtree country Park- you can enjoy the water activities here.
- North Carolina Executive Mansion
- City of Raleigh Museum
What to eat?
- Spaghetti with white shrimp at Alberello Café and Market
- Ramen at Rose’s Meat market and sweet shop
- Korean fried chicken at M Kokko
- Pastries at the Lakewood
- Crispy chicken and sweet potato tots at fullsteam Brewery
- Gazpacho and ceviches at the cortez
Where to stay?
- Aloft Raleigh- Provides you with outdoor pool and a bar.
- Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown- provides the facility of gym and free parking and wifi
- Raleigh Marriott city center- It has an indoor pool and a gym
- Days Inn by Wyndham Raleigh Downtown
- Marriott hotel and convention center