The Heart of Raleigh

South Raleigh


Located just south of downtown, this area is one of the city’s most rapidly growing area. South Raleigh is the perfect place to spend a day with multiple parks, eateries and entertainment options. Just a couple places to explore are Historic Yates Mill County Park and Juniper Level Botanic Garden.

North Raleigh

North Raleigh Map


North Raleigh is home to a growing number of large residential neighborhoods along with hundreds of restaurants, large retail stores, entertainment complexes, parks and recreation areas.

Downtown Raleigh

Downtown Raleigh


Downtown Raleigh is where historic neighborhoods, world-class museums, Southern diners, outdoor green spaces, performing arts venues, breweries and underground cocktail spots all work together to create one incredible cultural hotspot and call the center of the city home. 

RDU/Brier Creek

The RDU/Brier Creek area is home to hundreds of thousands of square feet of retail, restaurants, breweries and a host of family fun. RDU International Airport is located about 15 miles from downtown Raleigh.

West/Midtown Raleigh


West Raleigh is home North Carolina State University (NCSU), the state’s largest university.

The Midtown Raleigh area has great shopping at North Hills, Crabtree Valley, Cameron Village and the Five Points neighborhood.

East Raleigh


East Raleigh is a diverse and evolving area full of historic neighborhoods with antebellum homes and buildings and continues to grow as visitors become residents.

South West of Raleigh


Morrisville is located south of the Research Triangle Park (RTP) and just West of RDU International Airport. A small but growing town, it is diverse with a cultural vibrancy.

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Cary Downtown


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Holly Springs

Holly Springs Water Tower

Fuquay Varina

Fuquay Varina logo

15 Minutes south of the Capital City of Raleigh is the quaint little town of Fuquay-Varina. The hyphenated name of Fuquay-Varina emerged in 1963 from the two historic towns – Fuquay Springs and Varina. Having two downtowns there is plenty to offer including restaurants, art galleries, consignment shops and home to three craft beer breweries, Aviator Brewing Company, The Mason Jar Lager Company and Fainting Goat Brewing Company.

Fuquay-Varina is a rewarding destination for those looking for a day trip adventure or weekend getaway with numerous community events including the Follow Me to Fuquay-Varina (FM2FV) concert series, WRAL Freedom Balloon Festival, and the local shops which include The Shoppes on Main, Cousin Couture, Ashworth, or cool off at the new 6,000 square foot Splash Pad.


East of Raleigh

Wake Forest