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Visit Greater Raleigh, N.C., North Carolina's state capital area, where the things to do and see—museums, history, the arts, sports, shopping, music—are as unexpected and electrifying as the area's innovative mindset. Take a deep breath and recharge at hotels where staff will treat you with genuine Southern hospitality. Study the flavors in unforgettable meals at restaurants where you'll taste the area's newfound culinary creativity. Experience one of the most dynamic (and affordable) destinations in the Southeast. We hope to see you soon!


Population 423,179 (Raleigh)
952,151 (Wake County)
Currency U.S. dollar, $1 = 100 cents
Opening hours Most businesses are open between 10am and 8pm
Website www.visitRaleigh.com
Newspapers The News & Observer
Independent Weekly
Emergency numbers 911
Tourist information Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau
Mailing Address: 421 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1505, Raleigh, N.C. 27601 U.S.A.
Visitor Information Center Address: 500 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, N.C. 27601 U.S.A.
Visitor Information Center Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday
Telephone: +1 919 834 5900
Email: visit@visitRaleigh.com