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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 Time to Visit. View Map.


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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.


$uicideboy$ - Grey Day Tour 2024 at PNC Arena
$uicideboy$ - Grey Day Tour 2024 at PNC Arena things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Sep 15, 2024 (Sunday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

$uicideboy$ - Grey Day Tour 2024 September 15, 2024 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC 6:30PM

2024 Premium Season Tickets
2024 Premium Season Tickets things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
New Year's Eve, Dec 31, 2024 (Tuesday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

2024 Premium Season Tickets December 31, 2024 at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, NC 12:00AM

2024 Premium Season Tickets at Red Hat Amphitheater
2024 Premium Season Tickets at Red Hat Amphitheater
New Year's Eve, Dec 31, 2024 (Tuesday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

2024 Premium Season Tickets December 31, 2024 at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, NC 12:00AM

2024 SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club
2024 SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Oct 11, 2024 (Friday) Sports event in Cary, NC USA

2024 SAS Championship October 11, 2024 at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, NC 12:00AM


2024 SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club
2024 SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Columbus Day Weekend, Oct 12, 2024 (Saturday) Sports event in Cary, NC USA

2024 SAS Championship October 12, 2024 at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, NC 12:00AM

2024 SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club
2024 SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Columbus Day Weekend, Oct 13, 2024 (Sunday) Sports event in Cary, NC USA

2024 SAS Championship October 13, 2024 at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, NC 12:00AM

24K Magic - A Bruno Mars Experience
24K Magic - A Bruno Mars Experience things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Aug 25, 2024 (Sunday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

24K Magic - A Bruno Mars Experience August 25, 2024 at Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC 7:30PM

311: Unity Tour with special guests AWOLNATION & Neon Trees
311: Unity Tour with special guests AWOLNATION & Neon Trees
Aug 10, 2024 (Saturday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

311: Unity Tour with special guests AWOLNATION & Neon Trees August 10, 2024 at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, NC 7:00PM


49 Winchester - Leavin This Holler Tour at The Ritz
49 Winchester - Leavin This Holler Tour at The Ritz things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Sep 05, 2024 (Thursday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

49 Winchester - Leavin This Holler Tour September 05, 2024 at The Ritz in Raleigh, NC 7:00PM

A Day To Remember - The Least Anticipated Album Tour
A Day To Remember - The Least Anticipated Album Tour
Next Month, Jul 02, 2024 (Tuesday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

A Day To Remember - The Least Anticipated Album Tour July 02, 2024 at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, NC 6:00PM

A Drag Queen Christmas.
A Drag Queen Christmas. things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Nov 16, 2024 (Saturday) Theater event in Raleigh, NC USA

A Drag Queen Christmas. November 16, 2024 at Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC 8:00PM

Abbey Road at Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts
Abbey Road at Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Sep 26, 2024 (Thursday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

Abbey Road September 26, 2024 at Martin Marietta Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, NC 8:00PM

Affion Crockett at Raleigh Improv
Affion Crockett at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Next Month, Jul 12, 2024 (Friday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Affion Crockett July 12, 2024 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC

Affion Crockett at Raleigh Improv
Affion Crockett at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Next Month, Jul 13, 2024 (Saturday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Affion Crockett July 13, 2024 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC

Affion Crockett at Raleigh Improv
Affion Crockett at Raleigh Improv things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Next Month, Jul 14, 2024 (Sunday) Theater event in Cary, NC USA

Affion Crockett July 14, 2024 at Raleigh Improv in Cary, NC 7:00PM

Alanis Morissette - The Triple Moon Tour
Alanis Morissette - The Triple Moon Tour things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
This Month, Jun 27, 2024 (Thursday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

Alanis Morissette - The Triple Moon Tour June 27, 2024 at Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek in Raleigh, NC 7:00PM

Alec Benjamin: 12 Notes Tour at The Ritz
Alec Benjamin: 12 Notes Tour at The Ritz things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Sep 23, 2024 (Monday) Concert event in Raleigh, NC USA

Alec Benjamin: 12 Notes Tour September 23, 2024 at The Ritz in Raleigh, NC 6:30PM

Alice in Wonderland Jr. at McGregor Hall
Alice in Wonderland Jr. at McGregor Hall things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Aug 02, 2024 (Friday) Theater event in Henderson, NC USA

Alice in Wonderland Jr. August 02, 2024 at McGregor Hall in Henderson, NC 7:30PM

Alice in Wonderland Jr. at McGregor Hall
Alice in Wonderland Jr. at McGregor Hall things to do on a rainy day in Raleigh, NC
Aug 03, 2024 (Saturday) Theater event in Henderson, NC USA

Alice in Wonderland Jr. August 03, 2024 at McGregor Hall in Henderson, NC 7:30PM

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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.

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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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