The City of Raleigh, NC
Raleigh is a popular city in the state of North Carolina with a total of 405,612 residents living there. Raleigh is ranked as the second most populated city in North Carolina and the 42nd most populated city in the United States, and is located in Wake County. The largest nearby city to Raleigh is Durham, approximately 17 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Raleigh, including Boston Chicken - Raleigh, Cinelli's, Eastern Chinese Restaurant, Cappers Restaurant & Tavern and Goodberry's Frozen Custard Restaurants. For a larger selection of Raleigh restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Raleigh Golf Courses, Museums and/or Arenas, including the Cheviot Hills Golf Club, Lakeshore Golf Course, Brevofield Golf Course, North Carolina Museum of Art and Mordecai Mansion. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Raleigh please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Raleigh:
- Raleigh - Durham Intl. Airport (RDU)
Raleigh, North Carolina Climate and WeatherIn the month of August, Raleigh experiences an average high temperature of 86 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in August are usually about 68 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.3 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Raleigh with daytime temperatures averaging 85 degrees in the summer, and 51 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Raleigh to receive an average of 3.73 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.31 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -6 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Raleigh should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 71 degrees, and nighttime lows of 50.
Raleigh, North Carolina Attractions
1Clemmons Educational State Forest - Clayton,
Clemmons Educational State Forest is a North Carolina State Forest in Clayton, North Carolina that is operated by the North Carolina Division of Forest Resources. The site features self-guided nature trails with audio exhibit stations, the Forestry Exhibit Center with interactive exhibits about the ecology of forests, soil and water, and the state's cultural history. Forest rangers offer education programs for school groups.
2Coker Arboretum - , University of,
Coker Arboretum is an arboretum within the North Carolina Botanical Garden on the campus of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It is open daily without charge.
3Dean Smith Center - University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill,
The Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center, usually called simply the Smith Center and popularly referred to as the Dean Dome is a multi-purpose arena in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The arena is home to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heels men's basketball team, and temporary home to the women's team during renovations to Carmichael Auditorium. The arena opened in 1986.
4Dorton Arena - , State Fairgrounds,
The J.S. Dorton Arena is a 7,610-seat multi-purpose arena in Raleigh, North Carolina, on the grounds of the North Carolina State Fair. It was opened in 1952.
5Duke Homestead State Historic Site - Durham,
Duke Homestead State Historic Site is a National Historic Landmark and a state historic location in Durham, North Carolina.
6Duke University Golf Club - Durham,
The Duke University Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Durham County North Carolina. This course is located in the city of Durham, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 919-681-2288.
Address: 3001 Cameron Blvd, Durham, NC 27706
7Eagle Crest Golf Course - Garner,
The Eagle Crest Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Wake County North Carolina. This course is located in the city of Garner, . Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 919-772-6104.
Address: 4400 Auburn Church Rd, Garner, NC 27529
8Finley Golf Club - Chapel Hill,
The Finley Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Orange County North Carolina. This course is located in the city of Chapel Hill, . Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 919-962-2349.
Address: Finley Golf Course Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
9Hillandale Golf Course - Durham,
The Hillandale Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Durham County North Carolina. Built in 1900, this Durham course is open all year. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 919-286-4211. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: Hillandale Rd, Durham, NC 27705
10Historic Stagville - Durham,
Stagville Plantation is located in Durham County, North Carolina. With buildings constructed from the late 18th century to the mid-19th century, it was one of the largest plantation complexes in the American South. It was owned by the Bennehan-Cameron family. The complex comprised roughly 30,000 acres, including the Little River plantation, and was home to almost 900 enslaved African Americans in 1860.
Raleigh, North Carolina Hotels
1Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Raleigh-wakefield
11400 Common Oaks Dr
Raleigh, NC 27614
3Hampton Inn Raleigh / Town Of Wake Forest
12318 Wake Union Church Rd
Wake Forest, NC 27587
Raleigh, North Carolina Restaurants
This is a list of Raleigh Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!
Published September 30, 2011
With top hotel accomodations, dining, and attractions including parks, museums, and historic sites, Raleigh North Carolina has plenty to offer the whole family.