Raleigh is a thriving metropolis that combines a large city vibe with Southern charm. It’s a smart, modern-meets-historic location with a lot to offer, and we know you or your loved ones will be stimulated by the fired-up cultural heartbeat produced by Raleigh’s enthusiastic thinkers no matter during your stay. Here are some of the most popular area attractions in Raleigh, NC that you or your loved ones shouldn’t miss.
North Carolina Museum of Art
One of the South’s top visual arts institutions includes an outdoor park with a live music venue, pathways, and artwork. It also has two buildings that house special exhibitions, education studios, and galleries. Inventive modern art, African and Judaic works of art, renowned European Old Master paintings, and ancient Egyptian antiquities are all part of the permanent collection. The West Building houses the museum café, the museum store, Iris, and the Southeast’s greatest collection of Auguste Rodin sculptures.
Raleigh is full of outdoor shopping, where you or your loved ones will find an eclectic mix of more than 100 local stores, hotels, bars, and restaurants. It’s easy to spend a day selecting out personalized stationery at Paperbuzz, shopping for crystal and china at Quintessentials, and exploring the racks of designer garments at Vermillion or Gena Chandler. Grab a handmade beer and a delicious meal at a local favorite after shopping visits.
Lake Crabtree County Park
Lake Crabtree County Park welcomes everybody to the beaches of the 520-acre Lake Crabtree near Morrisville, making it ideal for mountain bikers, kayakers, and hikers. With a fishing pier, picnic areas, playgrounds, seasonal boat rentals, nature paths, and other amenities, there are a plethora of low-cost or free recreational opportunities.
Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden
In terms of blooming, the Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden is a landmark in the heart of the Raleigh Little Theatre complex. The garden, hidden behind Hillsborough St., boasts thousands of blooms that bloom each spring, including more than 60 species of roses. It’s a peaceful, calm environment that’s open to the public from sunrise to dusk. A free outdoor movie series is a local favorite throughout the summer months.
Wondering about Raleigh’s cuisine scene? It’s thriving with the construction of food halls. The trend of building massive venues that house a large number of smaller restaurants has finally arrived in Raleigh, with Transfer Co. Food Hall and Morgan Street Food Hall quickly becoming go-to destinations for downtown Raleigh visitors. BBQ, burgers, oysters, bagels, and more are all available under one roof along with beverages and patio space for an enjoyable evening.
Choose TerraBella Northridge
Our heritage and strong links to the local community result in a comfortable homely appearance and feel at TerraBella Northridge. TerraBella Northridge provides a sense of intimacy to all our residents, as seen in the welcoming smiles and greets from our friendly team members. Sounds of laughing and joy that fill our corridors and common spaces can be heard every day. You or your loved ones may keep active while enjoying the numerous benefits of maintenance-free senior living at TerraBella Northridge with round-the-clock care from our trained team.