- 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
Featuring work from a variety of local artisans and 7 resident artists, the Sunflower Studio & Gallery is an art gallery that offers art lessons to the surrounding community. The gallery is home to pottery, prints, and acrylic paintings.
It's brick exterior and charming atmosphere make Gilded Palette Gallery a popular place to see. The gallery features prints, paintings, ceramic and wood works by local artists, and hosts special events in the evenings.
Featuring over 4,000 square-feet of display area, Ashley's Art Gallery showcases a wide variety of different artwork from all different artists and time periods. Visitors can view the art being displayed as well as purchase paintings and pottery.
Along with eighteen holes of golf fun, Falls Village Golf Course offers practice facilities for golfers to learn and perfect their game. Its water views add to the beauty of the course and further increase its challenge.
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A 12,000-acre lake surrounded by 26,000 acres of woodlands offers a variety of outdoor activities at Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Camping, boating, hiking, fishing and swimming are just some of the activities available at this park, open year-round.
Originally a landscaping nursery, the Cloer Family Vineyards was founded in 2010 as an expansion of the extensive on-site gardens. The wine producers grow their own grapes for the products that are processed, bottled, and sold at the facility.