Welcome to Anders Group’s weekly location spotlight where we’ll share what to eat, see, and do in some of the most popular Travel Assignment locations! Up this week…Raleigh!
WHERE: Raleigh, NC
ABOUT: Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina. Consistently voted the best place to live in America, this city is home to good food and an even better cost of living. Raleigh is just hours away from the mountains and the beach; you can do it all!
- Relish – a place that “celebrates a love of food, drink, cooking, and entertaining in an upscale atmosphere without the upscale attitude or upscale price tag”
- Big Ed’s – a down home, country restaurant with food that will keep you coming back for more
- Winston’s Grille – this family owned restaurant prides itself on food, family, their image and being the definition on Raleigh hospitality
- JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University – this nationally acclaimed garden holds the largest and most diverse collections of plants in the South East
- North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences – the largest institution of its kind in the South East
- Mordecai Historic Park – this house is the oldest house in Raleigh and was once the biggest plantation in Wake County
- Raleighwood Movies – take in a dinner and choose from the newest box office movies
- Raleigh Farmers Market – local NC farmers come here to sell their fresh produce, plants and other hand-made specialty items
- Durant Nature Preserve – this park was designated as a Nature Preserve in 2010 in hopes of protecting the area’s natural resources
- The first state art museum in the country was in Raleigh.
- Commonly known as the “city of oaks,” this city has numerous forests riddled with oak trees.
- Raleigh is the birth place of many iconic figures: 11th US President James Polk, 17th US President Andrew Johnson and… Clay Aiken!
Have you been to Raleigh? What did you eat, see, and do? Leave your recommendations below!
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