Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina and the seat of State Government. With its central location in the state, it provides easy access of about three hours from the mountains and the Carolina coast.
Young families, boomers, retirees and young professionals are drawn to Raleigh and the Triangle from points near and far for all it has to offer — golf courses, a favorable climate, and so much more. The city is packed with cultural experiences that include theatre, ballet and opera, music venues, and museums of art, history and natural sciences. And with a variety of sports including professional hockey, some of the nation’s top collegiate basketball, and world-renowned golf, there’s plenty to offer both residents and visitors.
Downtown Raleigh is unfolding with amenities that add to its urban appeal. The new convention center will create a business destination, and the Fayetteville Street Renaissance Project will bring wide streetscapes for artwork, open space and outdoor dining.