April 2021, Issue II
Front of the Heights House Hotel
Heights House Hotel is Now Booking in Downtown Raleigh, N.C.
This pre-Civil-War-era mansion in downtown Raleigh has been transformed into an unbelievably gorgeous, nine-room boutique hotel (and it's now open for bookings!). GET DETAILS
The Best Outdoor Dining in Raleigh, N.C.
Wide restaurant patio with patrons eating and drinking, and a server walking with a menu and with a mask on
Where to find more than 60 favorite outdoor dining spots this spring, plus the details on a weekly shut-the-streets-down event for the ultimate al fresco experience! SEE LIST
A Guide to Visiting Farmers' Markets This Spring and Summer
Containers of bright-red, fresh strawberries
The Raleigh area is certifiably farm fresh, with a collection of year-round and seasonal farmers markets showcasing fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and specialty goods. Grab your reusable bags and check out these seven favorite shopping spots! READ MORE
Where to Hike, Bike and Run in the City of Oaks
A couple biking across a wooden boardwalk on a greenway
Skyline views, world-class art, massive suspension bridges, brutally steep hills and more! Read up on 10 of our favorite spots to hike, bike and run in the Raleigh area on a perfect spring day. SEE LIST
Cary Magazine: Cha House Offers Tastes and Traditions of Taiwan
Photo of a green mango matcha drink in a white cup
Black tea. Spiced Chai. Mango Matcha (and a whole lot more). Sister entrepreneurs Ya Wen Adkisson and Ya Huei Chiu's Taiwanese tea and snack bar empire has been raved about since opening in 2018, and the newest location in Cary has a whole lot to love. READ ARTICLE
Juniper Level Botanic Garden Ready for Spring Open Garden Days
Photo of a small waterfall on a stone pathway through a garden
One of America's most spectacular gardens—a secret among some locals but a sanctuary to plant lovers around the world—is open to the public just eight weekends per year in Raleigh. READ ARTICLE
Giant tree in the middle of Raleigh Beer Garden
Must Visit: Raleigh Beer Garden

Fresh off being voted America's Best Beer Garden in the 2021 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Awards, Niall Hanley's Raleigh Beer Garden boasts more than 350 beers on tap in downtown Raleigh! 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
N.C. is in Phase 3 of its plan to slow the spread of COVID-19. For information and helpful resources, visit our COVID-19 response portal, here.

Featured Photos 
Drone shot of downtown Cary, including a giant Downtown Park water fountain and the front of the Cary Arts Center Close-up of a bowl of rolled, purple ice cream with colorful cereal on top
Photo of a dirt path through a garden of pink flowers Close-up of an iced coffee from Morning Times, taken in front of the shop with a big, red COFFEE sign

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Raleigh Rolls - Morgan Street Food Hall@kielesfoodlife
Morning Times@h2ochristina
WRAL Azalea Gardens@discoveringcarolina

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