A fully-planned day-trip, a new park honoring Black North Carolinians, ice cream and more
A family crossing a bridge with fishing gear at William B. Umstead State Park
A Fully-Planned Day-Trip to Raleigh, N.C.
Baked goods, beautiful hikes and big entertainment. Here's one way to spend an A+ day this summer in the Raleigh area: READ ARTICLE
Raleigh Park Honoring Black North Carolinians Could Break Ground in 2020 
Rendering of the North Carolina Freedom Park
North Carolina Freedom Park—a long-planned park in Raleigh to honor Black North Carolinians—could break ground two blocks from the North Carolina State Capitol this year (via The News & Observer).
Where to Find the Best Ice Cream in Raleigh, N.C.
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We've rounded up the best locally-made ice cream spots for date ideas or family outings! SEE LIST
High Notes: A Raleigh, N.C., Music Playlist
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A gem-filled look at some of the best and most influential music to come out of Raleigh, N.C., written by longtime local music critic David Menconi. SEE LIST
10 Pizza Spots Offering Takeout, Delivery and Dine-In Service Right Now
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Want a tasty way to support local restaurants during a challenging time? Pick a night, grab a pie and treat yourself some of the area's best!
Virtual Blacksmithing Workshop at Old Milburnie Farm
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Learn how to blow off some steam with beginner blacksmithing techniques from Justin Peers' workshop at Old Milburnie Farm, a socially-distanced "outpost" just outside of Raleigh city limits. SEE DETAILS
Fly Confident. Fly RDU.
Fly Confident at RDU International Airport

RDU International Airport has been hard at work deploying new safety measures around the terminals. On your next visit, look for new distancing signage, hand-sanitizing stations and much more. READ MORE

COVID-19 Advisory
A “Safer-at-Home” order is in effect in N.C. For information and helpful resources, visit our COVID-19 response portal, here.

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Downtown Raleigh@chrislosack
White Oak Creek Greenway, Cary • David Ley via @enjoycary
Andia's Homemade Ice Cream, Cary@thatvegetariancouple
Durant Nature Preserve@nceatandplay

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