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North Carolina Museum of History
If you're traveling solo...
Traveling alone doesn't ever have to be lonely. The Raleigh community will
embrace you with places to stop and think, places to revisit the past, spots
to get your exercise and welcoming tables where the food and company
Do you like to blaze your own trail when you travel? Maybe you have free time while your travel
partner is at a conference. Whatever your reason for being a party of one, in Raleigh you are
welcome to join in the fun. From nightlife and dining to museums and outdoors options, you
can tailor the experience just right for you.
North Carolina Museum of Art-Find what
speaks to you and ponder for a while. The
collection includes Rodin sculptures, Renaissance
paintings, contemporary photography and
CAM Raleigh-The ever-changing exhibits
and experiences challenge you to a new way of
thinking. Stop by during First Fridays (6-10pm) for
food trucks and entertainment.
Neuse River Canoe Trail-Take your pick from
five canoe launches along 17 miles of the Neuse
River, starting at the Falls Lake Dam.
Robertson Millpond Preserve-East of Raleigh
in Wendell, Robertson Millpond Preserve is a
hidden 85-acre refuge for nature lovers, canoeists
and kayakers. The blackwater swamp property is
the only bald cypress habitat in the area, creating
the unique experience of paddling through a
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Historic Yates Mill County Park-The necessity
of the gristmill made this area a popular
gathering spot more than 200 years ago. The
same is true today as you visit the county's only
Room for one more
Clyde Cooper's BBQ-When the food is this
good, who wants to waste time on table talk?
They've been serving Carolina-style barbecue in
downtown Raleigh since 1938. Barstool seating is
great for solo diners.
Robertson Millpond Preserve
Go for a run or paddle
American Tobacco Trail-Go for your most
energetic playlist in Apex on this recreational
rail-trail. If you have the stamina, run the entire
Little House Museum & Gallery-Venture to
Rolesville and spend time delving into the history
of local families. Stand beneath the "wedding
day" magnolia tree, planted in 1860.
A Place at the Table-Become a part of the
community when you enjoy a meal at this
pay-what-you-can café at 300 W. Hargett St. in
downtown Raleigh. Join the community table
and pay it forward when you can.
Clyde Cooper's BBQ