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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Things about Raleigh you may be interested in

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

Recommended

Raleigh Nightlife

Over the past few years, Raleigh has emerged out as a leading tourist attraction for visitors from around the world. A large number of people visit Raleigh every year for enjoying its lively nightlife resulting in the coming of new bars, clubs and hotels. Raleigh is not just one other destination for shopping but it is full of pubs, discos, nightclubs and bars. [...]
 
 
 

More travel tips you might be interested in

Chengtu, China
Perfect timing. Budget car rentals are often available just after peak holiday season. If you can plan your road trip away from holidays, car...
General: How to choose the perfect car rental

Langenargen, Germany
In Langenargen there is a beautiful castle.
General: Visit the beautiful castle

 

Sparti, Greece
If you intend to go there, check the availability of buses and train, together with it´s schedules. Otherwise it happens, like at a lot of other...
Public Transportation: If you don't want to get lost

Esztergom, Hungary
If you're in Esztergom you must visit the Basilica (the Primatial Basilica of the Blessed Virgin Mary Assumed Into Heaven and St Adalbert). Besides...
Sightseeing: Esztergom Basilica

 

Kabani, Myanmar
Kabini is one of the best wildlife zones in this part of the world in Karnataka in India. Wildlife enthusiasts and tourists come here and enjoy the...
Outdoors Activities: Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary Pleasures

Hermosillo, Mexico
The city is too hot. most of the places have good air conditioning but walking 10 minutes outside in summer is a torture.
General: Too hot

 

Faisalabad, Pakistan
Keep local currency take loose clothes with you avoid skirts and mini skirts kinda dress
Food: Travel to pakistan

Malibu, California
Zuma Beach is just great. Though, you have to get there early if you want to get a parking place, traffic is killing sometimes. Zuma by the way...
Beaches : Zuma Beach

 

New Orleans, Louisiana
Tipitina's was featured in The Big Easy, the 1987 film, and it is one o the liveslies night spot in the city. It is a venue where you can see...
Night Life & Entertainment: Tipitina's in New orleans

Hanoi, Vietnam
Day 1: Arrival Hanoi Vietnam Today you’ll land in Hanoi. Warmly welcome by Tour Guide & Car Driver at airport then transfer to Hanoi Downtown, a...
Sightseeing: Classic Vietnam Sightseeing Tour 10 Days 9 Nights

 
 
 
 
   Welcome to Travelgrove  register tell a friend bookmark it 
 
 
*