Art, History, Sweets, and Sights: Something for every taste awaits at the Top Attractions in Raleigh NC

Top Attractions in Raleigh NC

Conveniently located in scenic Eastern NC, your new home at the Belmont Lake Preserve North Carolina retirement community puts you in the perfect spot to never be too far away from all of the great destinations across the “Tar Heel State.” With something to offer for all tastes and located just under an hour from Rocky Mount, the Top Attractions in Raleigh NC are certainly ones that you will not want to miss.

With the best in all areas of entertainment including music, sporting events, dining, the fine arts and more, the Top Attractions in Raleigh NC are almost too plentiful to list. However, the renowned “art, food, culture, and travel” blog, broke down the capital city into several sections, recently releasing their list on the “Top 7 Things to Do and See in Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina.”

As steeped in its rich history as it is known for its incredible scenic beauty, no Top Attractions in Raleigh NC list would be complete without listing both the North Carolina Museum of History and the City of Raleigh Museum in downtown Raleigh. Described in’s article as “Cataloguing the history of North Carolina from prehistory to the modern day, the North Carolina Museum of History has many permanent and special exhibitions for visitors of all ages.” The NC Museum of History also is home to the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame with awesome memorabilia from everything you could imagine in the world of NC sports, from Michael Jordan to Arnold Palmer to NASCAR. Likewise, the City of Raleigh Museum is a “can’t miss” stop for history buffs as well, as it is a comparatively new museum documenting the history and expansion of Raleigh from a tiny village to the very urban and cosmopolitan city it is today.”

For outdoor enthusiasts seeking to soak in the natural beauty of the city, Pullen Park is fittingly included on the list of Top Attractions in Raleigh NC. Culturetrip blogger Jediah Johnson describes the park in detail, saying, “With year-round productions at Theatre in the Park, art classes at the Pullen Arts Center, and a large Aquatic Center, the park is busy during all four seasons.” Also included in their top seven downtown destinations to see the Top Attractions in Raleigh NC are the Raleigh Denim Workshop, Videri Chocolate Factory, the North Carolina State Capitol Building, and Deco Raleigh.

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