travelgrove Travel Tips
 

Umstead State Park, Raleigh, North Carolina

 
00
    
Legend
  • Sightseeing travel tip
  • City center
Distance from city center: 8.5mi
erato's pictureby erato Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 18th of January, 2011
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 life of the city and just have a couple of hours of retreat. This wild, yet well maintained area of trees, bushes and animals is truly the best you can find for some leisure and relaxation.

There are boating and camping opportunities, you just have to go when they are in season. Do visit the park, it i worth it!

Address:
8801 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617, USA

On the web:
http://www.ncparks.gov/visit/parks/wium/main.php

 
North Carolina Museum of ArtTaste Carolina Gourmet Food Tours
 
 
 
Sightseeing
tips

Recent travel tips for Raleigh

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Things about Raleigh you may be interested in

Be the first who requests a site listing for this page.
 
 
 
guides

Recommended

Raleigh Travel guide

Home to the University of North Carolina the city bustles with students. On the campus there is the "Dean Dome", the famous sports complex named after coach Dean Smith, the mastermind behind Tarheel dominance in NCAA basketball. Many great basketball players played here but its most well known students is Mr. Michael "Air" Jordan, considered a king of the city, his framed [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Kressbronn Am Bodensee, Germany
Wenn man in der Nähe des Bodensees ist und in der Gegend von Kressbronn, dann sollte man zum entspannen ins dortige Strandbad am Bodensee gehen....
General: Strandbad am Bodensee

Kalambaka, Greece
There is a icon workshop in this little city. For groups there is a presentation how an icon is made. And there is also the possibility to buy...
Sightseeing: Icon workshop in Kalambaka

 

Bhubaneswar, India
The choice to rent a house for your next vacation can be an exciting and enjoyable experience. Unlike with a hotel or a condominium, you are able...
Beaches : Indian Rocks Vacation Rentals

Rome, Italy
Wenn ihr in Rom seid und gute Pizza bestellen wollt, dann bestellt Pizza bei Tutto Pizza. Dort ist die Pizza super.
Food: Tutto Pizza

 

Kuwait City, Kuwait
Check booking fares early & often The flight booking fares always fluctuate, so timing is everything to book a flight ticket. I recommend...
General: Minimal stop when flying

Baile Felix, Romania
Baile Felix is a thermal resort located at 10 km from Oradea. One of the best hotels where you can rest in Baile Felix is Hotel International, and...
General: Thermal resort Apolo

 

Kissimmee, Florida
This website has events in the area and things to do that are not amusement park or theme park related. Great if you're not the roller coaster type!
Family & Fun: Travel Resource

La Jolla, California
Westfield Shoppingtown UTC with its fantastically beautiful promenade operates more than 160 selected stores. There are, for example, Abercrombie &...
Shopping: Westfield hoppingtown UTC

 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
On our last day in Virginia Beach we decided to have something traditional, not the local specialties so we went to Neighbor's Pizzeria because...
Food: Neighbor's Pizzeria

Waikiki, Hawaii
Diamond Head is one of the most famous vulcanic craters in the world. It was named by British sailors in the 17th century because of the shining of...
Outdoors Activities: Diamond Head

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*