Raleigh Vacations

Known for live music, genteel Southern charm, world-class museums, and outstanding farm-to-table fare, it's no wonder that so many embark on Raleigh vacations each year.

Major Attractions

As you plan your vacation, check out Raleigh hotels and take advantage of the many options for cheap car rentals in Raleigh so you can explore the area's attractions at your own pace. Spend a few days discovering the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, Museum of Art, Museum of History, Marbles Kids Museum, and the capital building. For fresh air, take a walk through the shady, pristine Neuse River Trail or get your adrenaline fix at Go Ape Treetop Adventure Course for zip lining and rope-climbing fun. Whether you're bringing the kids or not, don't miss Pullen Park and its mini train, paddle boats, carousel, playgrounds, and lake. Take a picnic and spend a day in this phenomenal park.

Festivals and Events

Regardless of when you visit Raleigh, you'll have plenty to do. Try to plan your visit to coincide with one of the city's many events or festivals to experience Raleigh's local culture. These events draw big crowds, so book your Raleigh hotel packages early. If you like beer, bourbon, and barbecue, try to visit in August during the Beer, Bourbon & BBQ festival. If you prefer gyros, moussaka, and spanakopita, September is Greek Festival. Raleigh also hosts the North Carolina State Fair each October and the Christmas County Fair in December. Blues lovers should book their trips for February to attend the Raleigh Blues Festival while September brings the hugely popular Hopscotch Music Festival.

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