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Downtown Raleigh as Viewed from the Capitol Building Grounds Photo by Fotosearch / csp_SeanPavonePhoto

Things To Do in Raleigh, NC

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center

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West End Wine Bar

West End Wine Bar

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Krispy Kreme Challenge

Krispy Kreme Challenge

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Wakefield Plantation

Wakefield Plantation

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Designbox

Designbox

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Regal Cinemas Brier Creek 14

Regal Cinemas Brier Creek 14

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Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh

Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh

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North Carolina Opera

North Carolina Opera

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Champions Bars & More

Champions Bars & More

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Durant Nature Park

Durant Nature Park

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Crabtree Valley Mall

Crabtree Valley Mall

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Brown's Billiards

Brown's Billiards

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Triangle Glides

Triangle Glides

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Local Resources in Raleigh, NC

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Meredith College

Meredith College

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Raleigh Police Department

Raleigh Police Department

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WakeMed Cary Hospital

WakeMed Cary Hospital

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WTVD 11 - ABC

WTVD 11 - ABC

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Daily Tar Heel

Daily Tar Heel

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Raleigh Public Transit

Raleigh Public Transit

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DIRECTV

DIRECTV

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Habitat For Humanity of Wake County

Habitat For Humanity of Wake County

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