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Popular Attractions in Raleigh

If you're a first time visitor to Raleigh, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a local neighborhood could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but it may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about attractions in Raleigh.

What are some good attractions in Raleigh?

Here are some of the most recommended attractions in Raleigh.

North Carolina Museum of Art
2110 Blue Ridge Rd Raleigh, NC

(919) 839-6262
North Carolina Museum of History
5 E Edenton St Raleigh, NC

(919) 807-7900
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
11 West Jones Street Raleigh, NC

(919) 733-7450
Marbles Kids Museum
201 East Hargett Street Raleigh, NC

(919) 882-4629
Alexander Family YMCA
1603 Hillsborough St Raleigh, NC
Pullen Park
408 Ashe Ave Raleigh, NC
Pullen Park Carousel Ticket Office
Raleigh, NC
North Carolina State Fairgrounds
1025 Blue Ridge Rd Raleigh, NC

(919) 821-7400
NC State Fair
Raleigh, NC
Duke Energy Center For The Performing Arts
2 E South St Raleigh, NC

(919) 831-6060
Carolina Ballet
3401 Atlantic Ave Raleigh, NC

(919) 719-0800
Raleigh Ringers Central
2200 E Millbrook Rd Raleigh, NC
Durham Bulls Field
Raleigh, NC
State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St Raleigh, NC

(919) 733-7417
Happy and Hale
443 Fayetteville St Raleigh, NC

(919) 307-4148


Here's what Trippy members had to say about attractions:

"Also, you can head south on I-40 to Raleigh to go to the North Carolina Museum of Art."  See More

"The Glenwood Avenue area is one to check out, very centrally located and close to the many (free) state museums, including the North Carolina Museum of History and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, both worth a stop."  See More

"Durham Bulls Field Duke University is in Durham."  See More

"For a guaranteed photo op with the Bunny himself, the Alexander Family YMCA in Raleigh has a Breakfast with the Bunny event, but that's on April 12, perhaps out of your time window."  See More

"Davie; Beasley's Chicken and Honey on Wilmington has great fried Chicken (on a waffle) and baked mac & cheese; the State Farmers Market has a great Restaurant on Lake Wherler Rd."  See More

"Happy and Hale - Great lunch spot for healthy food."  See More

Where can I find out more about Raleigh?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from Raleigh locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Raleigh.

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