Raleigh Travel Tips, North Carolina

    
 

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  • 18 Seaboard Restaurant
    Located in the building which has been the Seaboard Train Station years ago, the 18 Seaboard Restaurant offers a wide variety of tasty food in a rich and modern environment with a high-class service. They truly deserve the praise they are [...]
    D: 2.8mi00
  • Marbles Kids Museum
    The game heaven on earth for kids, the Marbles Kids Museum is not only a place where children can learn things but a place where they can do that and have fun in doing it. The docents are really good with kids, they interact with them, help [...]
    D: 3.5mi00
  • Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours
    A true taste of the North Carolinian cuisine and Raleigh locals flavors you can only get with Taste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours. The guides are not only knowledgeable but quite passionate about food and their work. They love local tastes, [...]
    D: 11.7mi00
  • Umstead State Park
    Though only called a park, the William B. Umstead State Park is actually a small forest with hiking, bike and horse trails, picnic areas and a fish lake. It is a place of tranquility and calm where you can get away from the busy everyday [...]
    D: 8.5mi00
  • North Carolina Museum of Art
    A beautiful and large museum with a vast variety of exhibitions; the North Carolina Museum of Art holds interesting artifacts that can be viewed either on your own or with the help of a tour guide. Paintings by famous European artists, [...]
    D: 4.7mi00
  • Neomonde Restaurant
    It is both a Cafe and a bakery and they also serve excellent food and offer catering. I loved the sautéed chicken and roasted vegetables as the side dish, it was fantastic. It made me want to go back to Neomond Restaurant and try out [...]
    D: 4.5mi00
  • Frankie's Fun Park
    The most entertaining evening and fun night we ever had. Thanks to Frankie's Fun Park we had the time of our lives and we didn't even have to spend so much money. :) The place is really cool. There are so many games to take part in [...]
    D: 11.5mi00
  • Lilly's Pizza
    I know that when you travel to another country, state or city you should try out some restaurants that serve local food, something you won't be able to find in your city, but I went to Lilly's Pizza on the recommendation of a friend [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Pullen Park
    One of the oldest and most family frequented parks in Raleigh is Pullen Park. It is a place perfect for children to run around, play games and have fun with their friends. It is also a great place to stroll with your partner or with friends [...]
    D: 4.1mi00
  • Museum of Natural Sciences
    We were lucky to visit the Museum of Natural Sciences on the first Friday of the month because it stayed open until 9pm so even if we arrived in the afternoon we didn't have to run to finish everything we wanted to see until closing at [...]
    D: 3.3mi00
  • Bloomsbury Bistro
    One of the finest, even if not the oldest restaurants in town, the Bloomsbury Bistro welcomes its guests with warmth every time. I've been to the bistro on several occasions and every time the service was excellent, with the same great [...]
    D: 2.1mi00
  • Artspace
    Though a huge art gallery, it has some unique taste to it, and it gives you a bit of inspiration, the Artspace in Raleigh is quite enjoyable. The Artspace's studios are open for the public for painting and drawing lectures, so its a [...]
    D: 3.7mi00
  • Mordecai Historic Park
    We went to see the oldest and the most famous house in Raleigh where the United State's 17th President, Andrew Johnson, was born. It is located in the Mordecai Historic Park and is accessible for tours from Tuesday till Sunday. There [...]
    D: 2.5mi00
  • Margaux's Restaurant
    A really great place to eat in Raleigh is Margaux's Restaurant on Creedmoor Road. Though its Gothic-like decor may not seem the best choice for a diner, their food can make up for it. They serve such delicious dishes that you even [...]
    D: 5.9mi00
  • Historic Oakwood
    For a taste of some real 19th century history, you should definitely go to the Historic Oakwood district which is the only remaining, intact area that dates back to the 19th century. Beautiful and amazing old houses, well-kept gardens and [...]
    D: 2.7mi00

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Raleigh History

One of the Hi-Tech American Cities Raleigh, the capital of the State of North Carolina, US, was established in 1792. The county was named after Margaret Wake, the wife of Governor William Tyron. The General Assembly purchased one thousand acres of land from Joel Lane, one of the settlers of the Wake County. It was on this region where the City of Raleigh was established and then got named after Sir Walter Raleigh.  Raleigh became the ‘first permanent state capital’ of the State as the region was a popular stop for travellers through the region. The name “Raleigh” means “meadow of the deer” in Anglo-Saxon capturing the essence of [...]
 
 
 

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