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Raleigh, N.C. , areas
The Midtown Raleigh area includes four different
shopping, entertainment and dining districts
all within a short drive-North Hills, Crabtree
Valley, Cameron Village and the Five Points
neighborhood-plus plenty of hits in between!
Each of the four areas is walkable, giving you
access to all the awesome things to do at each.
North Raleigh, encompassing the expansive
area north of Midtown Raleigh, is home to a
growing number of large residential enclaves
along with hundreds of restaurants, large retail
stores, entertainment complexes, parks and
recreation areas. Family entertainment options
make this the go-to destination for mini golf,
go-kart racing, roller skating, bowling and other
Named for its proximity to RDU International
Airport, the RDU/Brier Creek area is home to
hundreds of thousands of square feet of retail,
restaurants, breweries and an array of family fun.
Two of the largest concentrations, Brier Creek
Commons and Alexander Place Promenade,
offer a premium collection of national names in
shopping, dining and entertainment.
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and entertainment options, South Raleigh is
the perfect place to spend a day during your
visit. Take a few hours to explore Juniper Level
Botanic Garden, a 28-acre education, research
and display garden with more than 23,000
unique plants from around the world (open eight
weekends per year).
Raleigh Little Theatre
Located in the middle of West Raleigh is
North Carolina State University's (NCSU's)
main campus. A short walk are both Theatre
In The Park and Raleigh Little Theatre, one
of the nation's longest-running community
theatres (since 1936). The Raleigh Municipal
Rose Garden features 60 different varieties. The
free-admission North Carolina Museum of Art
is one of the premier visual arts museums in the
South and features a 164-acre Museum Park, the
largest of its kind in the nation.
Historic Oak View County Park
Steeped in history, East Raleigh continues to
grow as visitors become residents and plant their
roots in this diverse, evolving area. Begin your
visit with an outdoor history lesson at Historic
Oak View County Park. In addition to the
historic neighborhoods, preserved antebellum
homes and buildings with unexpected stories to
tell, you'll also want to take time to explore Saint
Located just south of downtown, this vibrant area
is one of the city's most rapidly growing districts.
With multiple family-friendly parks, eateries
The City of Raleigh includes seven distinctive
areas, each offering unique treasures and
Raleigh is home to seven different areas, each with its personality
and stand-out things to do. Plus, there are 11 charming towns in the
Raleigh area to explore! Discover area towns starting on page 32.
Find more online. :: visitRaleigh.com/plan-a-trip/cities-and-towns
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