Raleigh is the capital of the State of North Carolina and the county seat of Wake County. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, though pine trees are the dominant species. It has a population of approximately 367,995.
Raleigh is also a great vacation destination! It's were you'll find trendy restaurants on tree-lined streets, cutting-edge culture with Southern charm, and bustling nightspots. It's hip, without the hassle. Whether you're looking for the excitement and attractions of a great city, combined with the affordability, approachability and appeal of a classic Southern town, look no further than Raleigh, NC. There are a tons of things to do and see this Fall in Raleigh. That would be such a nice fall getaway
Raleigh, NC., has alot to offer! May it be your looking for Entertainment, Family Fun, Outdoor Recreation and or Arts and Culture Raleigh has it!
Before I forget you could have a chance to win this FREE Raleigh NC., Getaway:
-One night accommodations for two at the Courtyard by Marriott Raleigh Crabtree Valley
-$25 gift certificate to Bloomsbury Bistro
-Free VIP admission for two to Rum Runners
-2 tickets to the North Carolina Theatre
-2 tickets to the N.C. Museum of Art’s Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism
-2 tickets to Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries at the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences
Just talking about Arts and Culture here, some of you might be interested in seeing the Landscapes from the Age of Impressionism , it is an exhibition of forty paintings, including many of the finest examples of mid- and late- nineteenth-century French and American landscapes in the Brooklyn Museum's collection. Ranging in date from the 1850s to the early twentieth century, the works presented offer a broad survey of landscape painting as practiced by such leading French artists as Gustave Courbet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, and Claude Monet and their most significant American counterparts including Childe Hassam and John Singer Sargent. This exhibition has been organized by the Brooklyn Museum.