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Raleigh: The City with Everything to Offer

Raleigh, NC has it all! Top employers at the Research Triangle Park. Outstanding entertainment in five downtown districts. Thousands of acres of parks and trails. Highly-rated public schools. Private and public colleges and universities. Shopping and dining galore. Pro sports, exciting events throughout the year, and highly-affordable living. Plus, it’s just 2 hours from the beach and 3 from the mountains for a quick weekend getaway. Come explore life in Raleigh to see all that it truly has to offer.

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Come Explore Life in Raleigh

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Top Attractions

Explore the best of Raleigh! Visit the nationally-acclaimed NC Museums of Art, Science, and History. Cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. Stroll down alleys of food vendors to sample fried wonders at the NC State Fair. Catch an NC State college game at Carter-Finley Stadium (football), PNC Arena (basketball), or Doak Field (baseball). Attend an exhibition at the Raleigh Convention Center, a concert at Red Hat Amphitheatre, or a play at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

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Downtown Raleigh

You won’t want to miss Downtown Raleigh, from its rich history to its outstanding events. It’s comprised of five unique districts, Fayetteville Street (think skyscrapers and offices meet thriving nightlife and entertainment), Glenwood Ave (all that’s hip, trendy, and fun, from retail to clubs), the Warehouse District and Moore Square (historic, laid back, and relaxing), and the Capital District (government, museums). From First Night to Raleigh Winterfest, there’s always something happening!

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Parks & Rec

With over 8,000 acres of parkland, it’s not hard to find a way to get outside, explore, or get some exercise! The city provides 150 parks, 78 miles of greenway, and 22 community centers. You’ll find tennis courts, sports fields, aquatic centers, golf courses, public lakes, arboretums and gardens, dog parks, even a BMX race track. Escape to the waterfront or take a boat out on Crabtree Lake or Lake Johnson. Break out the mountain bike at Umbridge State Park. Take a class, play a game, and more!

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Shopping & Dining

Whether you’re looking for upscale boutiques, unique shops and eateries, fast food and chain restaurants, major grocery stores, or thriving malls, Raleigh has a place to find it! The classy boutiques of Cameron Village are walkable and scenic, while Crabtree Valley Mall and Triangle Town Center provide major retailers. There are plenty of shopping centers and strip malls located throughout the city for easy convenience, and you’ll find plenty of unique shops in all of Raleigh’s downtown districts.

top local employers

Top Employment

With easy access to the famed Research Triangle Park, as well as many of its own large companies (and more relocating to the city each year), Raleigh has access to a wealth of employment opportunities. Some of the top employers of Raleigh include IBM, WakeMed Health, NC State, Cisco, Rex Healthcare, SAS Institute, GlaxoSmithKline, Lenovo, Duke Energy, and RTI International.

public and private education


Raleigh is served by top-rated Wake County Public Schools, the largest district in North Carolina. It’s also home to many options for continuing education, including major research university NC State, Wake Tech Community College, and several private schools, such as Meredith College, Shaw University, and ECPI College of Technology.

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Raleigh at a Glance

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quick facts

Quick Facts

Population: 440,000
Growth Since 2000: +59.3%
County: Wake
Mean Home Price: $271,600

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Travel & Commute

Wilmington/Coast: 2 hrs
Boone/Mountains: 3 hrs
Public Transit: GoRaleigh, Triangle Transit
Airport: RDU International

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