Learn about Raleigh's' popular activities and culture.
Outside all of the benefits of living in a city, Raleigh's 20+ golf courses help it land on Golf.com's 50 best golf cities. Once May hits, a few hour drive to the beautiful Wrightsville Beach is quite common among the Raleigh natives.
Sports Teams within 60 Miles:
Wrightsville Beach (131 miles away)
Wintergreen Resort (198 miles away)
Golf courses and country clubs:
Raleigh's food scene can definitely go toe to toe with some of the bigger cities on our list. With a vast amount of international offerings, foodies can enjoy top notch cuisine without leaving the comfort of their city. Of course, what would a city in North Carolina be without some good old fashioned BBQ? Raleigh's got you covered there, too.
Residents of Raleigh are fortunate to have a great deal of cultural offerings at their disposal. For those who enjoy museums, the North Carolina Museums of Art, History, and Natural Sciences are all located within the city. Locals with a passion for the performing arts spend their time at The North Carolina Symphony, the Carolina Ballet, and the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, just to name a few. Concertgoers can also see outdoor shows at the Red Hat Amphitheater during the warmer months.