Tourist Attractions in Raleigh, NC

The capital of North Carolina and the second most populous city in the state, next to Charlotte, is also known as the “City of Oaks” for the many oak trees that line up the city. Raleigh is a planned city founded in 1792 and is the center to several cultural, educational and historic landmarks. The city’s economy is mostly dependent on financial services, medical, electronic and electrical equipment, clothing and apparel and pharmaceuticals. However, it is also being frequented by visitors because of its numerous museums. The Marbles Kids Museum, North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh City Museum, Mordecai Plantation, Pope House Museum and the Montfort Hall are just among the notable sites to visit in Raleigh. Its performing arts and visual arts community is also quite vibrant and hosts several concerts, touring acts, exhibitions and other events that draw in a lot of local and foreign tourists each year.

There are 35 tourist attractions found in Raleigh, NC. This is 5% of all tourist attractions listed in North Carolina. The major types of tourist attractions listed here are museums and amusement parks. Then there is also nature attractions listed in Raleigh. You may find a list of all categories of Raleigh attractions on this page. Click on a category to find all attractions of Raleigh of that type.

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