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Raleigh Tourism and Sightseeing
However you define fun, Greater Raleigh has a niche for you. World-class museums, open-air amphitheaters, historic sites, best of Broadway shows, award-winning restaurants, nationally recognized symphony, opera and ballet companies, wide-open nightlife, professional and amateur sports, beautiful golf courses and greenways, vibrant festivals and 10 major shopping centers√† all in one incredibly lush environment. There's no limit to the ways you can indulge your sense of play and exploration. Or just kick back, relax and rejuvenate for a while. We've got it all, and that's why Greater Raleigh is nationally ranked as one of best places to be, period.  Skip to Best Places to Stay. Best Time to Visit. View Map.


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Jeremy Piven Headlines the Raleigh Improv
Jeremy Piven Headlines the Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Theatre in Cary, NC USA

Jeremy Piven was most recently seen as a series regular in the CBS television series Wisdom of The Crowd. He was also recently seen as Harry Gordon Selfridge in the popular PBS series Mr. Selfridge.


Joel Lane Museum House
Joel Lane Museum House things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Historic Site in Raleigh, NC USA

Birthplace of North Carolina's Capital Joel Lane's home, built 1769, is the oldest in Wake County, North Carolina.

Joel Lane Museum House
Joel Lane Museum House things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Historic Site in Raleigh, NC USA

Historic site, "The Birthplace of North Carolina's Capital" The Joel Lane Museum House is an important heritage site of significance to the entire State of North Carolina.

North Carolina Motorsports Park
North Carolina Motorsports Park
Recreation in Henderson, NC USA

OHV Park for Dirtbike & ATV Riding Multiple MX Tracks and Trails for the dirtbike or atv enthusiast. Open 6 days a week from 10-5 and located just 40 mins. North of Raleigh off Hwy 401N.

2021 Season Tickets
2021 Season Tickets things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Dec 31, 2021 (Friday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

2021 Season Tickets December 31, 2021 at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, NC 12:00AM


2021 Season Tickets at Red Hat Amphitheater
2021 Season Tickets at Red Hat Amphitheater
Dec 31, 2021 (Friday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

2021 Season Tickets December 31, 2021 at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, NC 12:00AM

Andrew Schulz at Raleigh Improv
Andrew Schulz at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Apr 10, 2021 (Saturday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Andrew Schulz April 10, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC 6:30PM

Andrew Schulz at Raleigh Improv
Andrew Schulz at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Apr 09, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Andrew Schulz April 09, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC

Andrew Schulz at Raleigh Improv
Andrew Schulz at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Apr 10, 2021 (Saturday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Andrew Schulz April 10, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC 9:00PM


Aries Spears at Raleigh Improv
Aries Spears at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Sep 02, 2021 (Thursday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Aries Spears September 02, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC 7:00PM

Aries Spears at Raleigh Improv
Aries Spears at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Sep 03, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Aries Spears September 03, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC 7:00PM

Aries Spears at Raleigh Improv
Aries Spears at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Sep 03, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Aries Spears September 03, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC 9:15PM

Aries Spears at Raleigh Improv
Aries Spears at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Labor Day Weekend, Sep 04, 2021 (Saturday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Aries Spears September 04, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC

Aries Spears at Raleigh Improv
Aries Spears at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Labor Day Weekend, Sep 05, 2021 (Sunday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Aries Spears September 05, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC 7:00PM

Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters at Raleigh Improv
Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Apr 15, 2021 (Thursday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters April 15, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC 7:00PM

Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters at Raleigh Improv
Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Apr 17, 2021 (Saturday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters April 17, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC

Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters at Raleigh Improv
Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Apr 16, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters April 16, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC

Craig Shoemaker at Raleigh Improv
Craig Shoemaker at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Jun 24, 2021 (Thursday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Craig Shoemaker June 24, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC 7:00PM

Craig Shoemaker at Raleigh Improv
Craig Shoemaker at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Jun 25, 2021 (Friday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Craig Shoemaker June 25, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC

Craig Shoemaker at Raleigh Improv
Craig Shoemaker at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Jun 26, 2021 (Saturday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Craig Shoemaker June 26, 2021 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC

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Raleigh

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Places to stay


Best Places to Stay in Raleigh


Cambria Hotel Raleigh-Durham Airport
Guest Score:
From $93 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant.
Comfort Inn Raleigh Midtown
Guest Score:
From $84 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Embassy Suites Raleigh - Crabtree
Guest Score:
From $224 / night.


Free Internet, Restaurant, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh/Cary I-40 (PNC Arena)
Guest Score:
From $109 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.
Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh-Durham Airport-Brier Creek
Guest Score:
From $105 / night.


Free Internet, Free Breakfast.

Best Time to Visit Raleigh


The best time to visit North Carolina is in the summer and spring. Summer temperatures are warm with averages in the mid 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are mild with lows in the mid 60's. Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 60's and highs in the mid 70's. Spring nights are cool with lows in the low 50's.

Spring Visit Raleigh in the summerSummer Visit Raleigh in the fallFall Winter


Monthly Temperatures in Raleigh


Month Low Avg High
January 32.0 41.7 51.4
February 34.0 44.9 55.7
March 40.8 52.3 63.8
April 48.1 60.4 72.7
May 56.9 68.2 79.4
June 65.0 75.4 85.8
July 69.3 79.1 88.9
August 68.2 77.7 87.2
September 62.3 72.1 81.8
October 50.2 61.2 72.2
November 41.9 52.5 63.0
December 34.9 44.6 54.2

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