- Our list of the best things to do in Raleigh, North Carolina, features the top 166 nearby activities — including 84 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Raleigh, NC has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Entertainment & Shows, Sports & Fitness, and Amusement.
- The results below include the top 36 things to do within the city of Raleigh, NC , followed by 131 popular activities in nearby cities, including Durham, Cary, Wake Forest, Chapel Hill, Apex, Garner, Fuquay-Varina, Pittsboro and Sanford
Sitting on 224-acres of land, the Thomas E Brooks Park is an outdoor recreational park that includes a baseball field, soccer fields, a walking trail, and picnic shelters. The park also has a playground for children.
Fuque-Varina's Aviator Brewery produces 16 beers. It also manufactures Crazy Sauce, an award-winning hot sauce sold by the bottle and served at the brewery's two restaurants. Aviator Brewery frequently participates in regional beer brewery contests and is usually recognized as being among the top three competit…
Nestled on 25 acres, Kelly Road Park offers residents and guests an intimate setting for outdoor recreation. Amenities provide two age-graded playgrounds, baseball field, tennis court, picnic areas and a hiking trail along Beaver Creek.
Kelly Road Park has 25 acres or park and features a large wooden playground castle for older children, a toddler play area with smaller slides, baby swings, a baseball field, tennis courts, picnic shelter with grills and a greenway trail.
A working family farm and petting zoo, Winterpast Farm allows people to interact with animals such as sheep, goats, peacocks, chickens, donkeys and more. A hands-on and educational experience, Winterpast Farm welcomes schools and groups.
A neighborhood bowling alley with a retro feel, Brooks Street Bowl features open bowling with a wide variety of specials and promotions. The alley hosts parties for kids and adults, and sells a range of food and beverages.
The waterfront Apex Nature Park & Amphitheatre is a family-favorite location in the city of Apex. The park features disc golf, walking trails, picnic areas and a dog park, while the amphitheater presents free movies and concerts throughout the year.