In the City of Oaks, big city perks are complemented by idyllic weather, tree-lined streets and a strong sense of community
Fall in love with Raleigh, a city that combines the cosmopolitan savvy of a state capital with the legendary charm of the Deep South. Explore the region’s convoluted past at the North Carolina Museum of History, then discover the artists of the future at the Contemporary Arts Museum. Get caught up in the state’s fierce college basketball rivalries, then unwind on the spectacular hiking trails of Lake Johnson Park. A wealth of retail centres, live music venues and independent restaurants also help to shape Raleigh’s identity - as a youthful, energetic city where everybody knows your name.