Visit Greater Raleigh, N.C., North Carolina's state capital area, where the things to do and see—museums, history, the arts, sports, shopping, music—are as unexpected and electrifying as the area's innovative mindset. Take a deep breath and recharge at hotels where staff will treat you with genuine Southern hospitality. Study the flavors in unforgettable meals at restaurants where you'll taste the area's newfound culinary creativity. Experience one of the most dynamic (and affordable) destinations in the Southeast. We hope to see you soon!



423,179 (Raleigh) 952,151 (Wake County)


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Opening hours

Most businesses are open between 10am and 8pm


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Tourist information

Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau Mailing Address: 421 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1505, Raleigh, N.C. 27601 U.S.A. Visitor Information Center Address: 500 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, N.C. 27601 U.S.A. Visitor Information Center Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday Telephone: +1 919 834 5900 Email:

Travel to Raleigh

Book your flights to Raleigh-Durham with Etihad Airways to discover all of the culture, arts, and American history that these two dynamic cities have to offer. Combine the natural parks and scenic beauty with the cities’ musical prowess for the ideal city getaway.

Top 5 Things To Do in Raleigh-Durham

  • Embrace the art and culture of the city in the inspiring North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Treat your ears to the sounds of the talented North Carolina Symphony and their wide repertoire of music
  • For those travelling with children a great day out can be had with lots to do and plenty of activities at Pollen Park
  • Take in the beautiful natural surroundings by hiking or mountain biking in the wonderful Umstead State Park
  • Educate and stimulate the mind at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and if that’s not enough pop next door to the North Carolina Museum of Natural History

Plan Your Raleigh-Durham Visit

The best times to travel to Raleigh-Durham in terms of the weather are the spring months of March to May and the autumn months of October and November. During these two periods, the daytime temperatures are comfortable and the nights are cool.

After browsing through our website you will find the Deals section where you will find some great flight deals to Raleigh-Durham. The month of March sees the hustle and bustle brought in by the end of the college basketball championships, so if you want to visit then it’s a good idea to book your tickets to Raleigh-Durham as well as your hotel room in advance. Although the city doesn’t have particularly defined peak and off-peak seasons, the best time to search for cheap hotels in Raleigh-Durham would be during the hot summer months of June to September.

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