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A Day in Raleigh

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Raleigh was founded in the 1790s to serve as a state capital. It has remained a government city with some awesome museums and galleries. The music scene here is really amazing too. Don’t miss out on architectural marvels such as the 1840 state capitol. 
24 Hours in Raleigh
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Start Your Day at the Sushi Bar at 8:00 am 

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar is known for its excellent ambiance. This is an unusual burger and sushi joint which serves amazing food in a fun filled atmosphere. The decor here is really interesting too and the interiors are plush and comfortable. Burgers here cost between USD 11 to 16 and sushi is any where from USD 12 to 29.

Address- 4208, Six Forks Road, Raleigh NC
Telephone Number- 19197840400

Enjoy a Pleasant Walk at The Sarah P. Duke Gardens  at 9:00 am 

The heavenly and beautiful Sarah P Duke Gardens is known for its terraced rose gardens, over 50 acres of koi ponds and lovely groves of magnolia where Frisbee is played on pleasant days. Enjoy the peace and quiet as you take in the beauty of nature.

Address- 420, Anderson Street, Raleigh, NC

Check out the Museum at 10:00 am 

The North Carolina Museum of Art is perfect for those who love architectural marvels and cultural legacies. From dated Greek sculpture to massive American landscape paintings, you have just about every type of art featured here. This is located few miles from downtown. 

Address- 2110, Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh US

Get Scientific at 11:00 am 

Check out the Raleigh Museum of Natural Science to get a dose of science and technology. The Nature Research Center offers scientists a chance to showcase their innovations and explore global research trends. From dinosaur fossils to physics models, you can see science in its various applications. 

Address- 11 West Jones Street, Raleigh, North Carolina

Enjoy a Dose of History at 12:00 pm 

North Carolina Museum of History is great on information, as you can get all the historical facts under one roof. There is even a 3000 year old boating canoe which is an amazing relic of the past. The special exhibits here are interesting too. The museum remains open from 9 in the morning to 5 in the evening Monday to Saturday. It is open from noon to 5 pm on Sundays. 

Address- 5 E Edenton Street , Raleigh North Carolina 

Enjoy Lunch at 1:00 pm

King’s North Hills offers a memorable dining experience and expertly designed decor here with accolade winning dishes 

Address- 141 Park at North Hills Street, Raleigh- NC 27609
Telephone Number- 9196005700

Marvel at the North Carolina State Capitol at 2:00 pm 

This is one of the most famous and well known sights in Raleigh. Built in the 1830s, this North Carolina historic landmark is also home to the governor’s office apart from housing the state library, state geologist’s offices and cabinet.

Address: 1 East Edenton Street, Raleigh North Carolina, NC- 27601, US
Telephone Number- 19197334994

Mordecai Historic Park, is your next venue at 3:00 pm 

Mordecai Historical Park provides an amazing view of life during the 19th century . It is also the birthplace of American President Andrew Johnson.  It offers several historic attractions as well.

Address- 1. Mimosa Street, Raleigh, NC-27604
Telephone Number- 19198344844

Historic Oak View County Park is where you go next at 4:00 pm 

Historic Oak View County  Park is a Southern style farmstead with some outstanding attractions. There is an 1855 Greek Revival house here as well as a cotton gin house museum. From a pecan grove to a farm history center, historic oak view county park is a splendid spot for a picnic.

Address- 4028, Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC- 27601
Telephone Number- 19192127248

Head off to the State Park Next at 5:00 pm 

If you are fond of hiking, fishing camping, boating, cycling or any of the outdoor activities, Umstead State Park  is where you should be headed.

Address- 8801, Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC-27617

Enjoy a Leisurely Saunter at Historic Yates Mill County Park at 6:00 pm 

Historic Yates Mill County Park has a wildlife habitat spanning over 170 acres. It also has an environmental research center where visitors can understand history and view exhibits. From picnicking to fishing, you can enjoy all types of outdoor activities.

Address- 4620, Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC-27603

Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden is Your Next Destination at 7:00 pm 

Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden is where you can get a bird’s eye view of 56 varieties of roses which bloom in late spring.

Address- 301, Pogue Street, Raleigh, NC-27607
Telephone Number- 19198214579

Check out a Vibrant Campus Scene at 8:00 pm 

North Carolina State University is a public research institution and the base of the Research Triangle. Duke University and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill are part of this triangle. 

Address- 220 Hillsborough, Raleigh. NC
Telephone Number- 19195152011 

Enjoy a Spot of Fishing in Lake Johnson Park at 9:00 pm 

Lake Johnson Park is a lakeside park with numerous amenities and offers everything from walking and hiking to fishing for truly active tourists.

Address- 4601, Avent Ferry Rod, Raleigh, North Carolina- 27606
Telephone Number- 19192332121

Visit Buku for a Superb Dinner at 10:00 pm

Address- 110, East Davie Street, Raleigh, NC-27601
Telephone Number- 9198346963

Next in Line is the JC Ralston Arboretum  at 11:00 pm 

This nationally acclaimed and acknowledged garden is located in North Carolina in the State University Campus in Raleigh. This is one of the 50 most amazing gardens in the US. Check out this botanical garden if nature gives you pleasure.

Address- 4301, Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC-28606

End the Day at Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site

This is the location of the largest civil war in NC and close to 80,000 soldiers have battled on these grounds. Visit the museum or see this historic site and relive the past.

Address- 5466, Harper House Road, Raleigh, NC- 27524

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