Five Things To Do In Raleigh!

Raleigh has a lot of things to do in or around the city. There is a good mix of indoor and outdoor activities to do as well. Most people describe Raleigh as having a big city feel with a southern charm. Raleigh is full of history and historic places to visit. But if you're looking for something to do this weekend or on a visit, check out this quick list below!

  1. Hiking

  2. North Hills

  3. Museums

  4. Pullen Park

  5. Drive Shack

Hiking is a big part of life in Raleigh. We have tons of trails throughout the city and around the lakes. You can choose from paved or unpaved trails to hike on or ride your bike on! You can even bike or mountain bike on a lot of the trails as well. Just make sure the trails allow biking before making your way out there. Check out some of the trails on the city app!

North Hills offers many shops, restaurants, bars, and entertainment. North Hills even hosts events in the middle of the plaza. Make sure to check the calendar to see if you can catch some of the music! On most Saturdays, they even have a farmers' market. It is a great place to shop and hang out without having to go downtown. It is also commonly referred to as "Midtown".

Raleigh has a few great museums for any age! There is even a sports museum for those big sports fans out there. Best of all, most of these museums are FREE. From Science to Sports, there is sure to be a museum that piques your interest!

Pullen Park is actually the oldest amusement park in NC and the 5th oldest in the US! It is also the 16th oldest amusement park in the WORLD! You can rent pedal boats, ride a train, or play tennis. Pullen Park has a few different things to do, so be sure to check it out!

Drive Shack is a new local attraction that everybody will love. It is an interactive driving range with many different game modes! Drive Shack also has its own restaurant and bar that is really good too. They have become very busy, so it is best to reserve a time ahead of time so you don't have to wait in line!

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