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 Goodberry's Frozen Custard Restaurants, Cinelli's, Eastern Chinese Restaurant, Cappers Restaurant & Tavern and Boston Chicken - Raleigh. 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 May, Raleigh experiences an average high temperature of 78 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in May are usually about 57 degrees with an average rainfall of 4.03 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
1Ackland Art Museum - Chapel Hill,
The Ackland Art Museum is a museum and academic unit of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, . It was founded through the bequest of William Hayes Ackland to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, . It is located near the intersection of Columbia and Franklin Streets at the northern edge of campus. With its connection to the university, the museum is deeply committed to education and to programs that enhance learning for both adults and children.
2Ayr Mount - Hillsborough,
Ayr Mount is a Federal style plantation house located east of Hillsborough, in Orange County, North Carolina, the United States of America.
3Bennett Place State Historic Site - Durham,
Bennett Place, sometimes known as Bennett Farm, in Durham, North Carolina was the site of the largest surrender of Confederate soldiers ending the American Civil War, on April 26, 1865.
4Brevofield Golf Course - , Wake Forrest,
The Brevofield Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Wake County North Carolina. This course is located in the city of Wake Forrest. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 919-562-1900.
Address: 13601 Camp Kanata Rd, Wake Forrest, NC 27587
5Bull Creek Golf & Country Club - Louisburg,
The Bull Creek Golf & Country Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Franklin County North Carolina. This course is located in the city of Louisburg, . Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 919-496-7888.
Address: 499 Massenburg Baker Rd, Louisburg, NC 27549
6Cameron Indoor Stadium - Duke University - Durham,
Cameron Indoor Stadium is an indoor arena that can be found on the West Campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. It is home to the Duke Blue Devils men's and women's basketball teams, the women's volleyball team, and the men's wrestling team.
7Carmichael Auditorium - University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill,
William Donald Carmichael, Jr. Arena is a multi-purpose arena in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It is home to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heels women's basketball team.
8Cedar Grove Golf Course - Hillsborough,
The Cedar Grove Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Orange County North Carolina. This course is located in the city of Hillsborough, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 919-732-8397.
Address: 619 Mcdade Store Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278
9Chapel Hill Museum - Chapel Hill,
Chapel Hill Museum is a local cultural and historical museum in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The museum was founded in 1996 by leaders of the Town of Chapel Hill's Bicentennial Committee and celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2006. In the decade since its founding, Chapel Hill Museum averages over 20,000 visitors a year and provides education programs to over 3,500 local students a year. Traci Davenport is the current Director.
10Cheviot Hills Golf Club - Raleigh,
The Cheviot Hills Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Wake County North Carolina. This course is located in the city of Raleigh, . Tee times are accepted up to 7 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 919-876-9920.
Address: 7301 Capital Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27616
Raleigh, North Carolina Hotels
9Embassy Suites Raleigh-durham Airport/brier Creek
8001 Arco Corporate Drive
Raleigh, NC 27617-2010
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.