Articles in Tourism

Seven Fun Ways to Get Active in Raleigh, N.C.

by VisitRaleigh.com on

Raleigh offers up fun (and a few especially unique) ways for you to get active when you visit. From climbing the highest indoor rock wall, exploring scenic area greenways, riding at a 5 time X Games gold medalist' biking and skateboarding facilty.... Read full article

Together time: More families choosing to travel with everyone in tow

by Jennifer Kopf on

More Americans are taking vacations this summer — but they’re spending 20% less money and taking shorter breaks than they did last year. Another trend? Multiple generations traveling together. The trend is toward briefer, less expensive vacations.... Read full article

Why I Bring a Journal on Every Vacation, and You Should Too

by Shelby Eden on

My husband and I once got lost on the streets of Sicily. Without GPS or internet access, we were left to our own devices. The sun had set, the streets were dark and desolate, and my natural sense of direction, well, it doesn't exist. ... Read full article

Spend a Day in Zebulon, N.C.: Carolina Mudcats Baseball and More Things to Do

by visitraleigh.com on

Called the "Town of Friendly People," Zebulon (just 27 minutes from downtown Raleigh) offers up a relaxing Southern small-town atmosphere great for a day trip with family and friends. Take in baseball games, beautiful scenery and much more!... Read full article

Buses, Cards and Trees: Improving RDU to Serve You Better

by Andrew Sawyer on

Perhaps you’ve seen our Vision 2040 plans or maybe you know about the preservation in our ParkRDU Central Lot. These are some of the bigger projects to improve RDU. We want you to also know about smaller ways we’re making your airport better.... Read full article

Travel 5 Nifty Travel Apps to Help Plan Your Next Trip

by Stephanie Lee on

Travel Hey, you like to travel? Awesome, same. But tell me: Does the thought of planning your trip actually tickle your loins? Maybe for some people it does, but I'd wager that when we fantasize about, say, a trip to Fiji, we picture ours... Read full article

Spend a Day in Wake Forest, N.C.

by Kristen Baughman on

Just a 30-minute drive from downtown Raleigh, N.C., Wake Forest is a quaint, friendly town offering history, delicious food and drink, great local shops and nature. Check out our recommendations on how to spend a day in the town! ... Read full article

Travel Secrets: Pro Tips For Going Solo

by Jess Simpson on

olo travelers know every journey encompasses a world of emotions, from exhilaration and liberation to fear and loneliness. Being out in the world without companionship allows us to connect more deeply to the type of traveler we want to be.... Read full article

5 Ways to Keep Your Passport Safe When Traveling

by Katherine LaGrave on

It's precious cargo, but there are easy ways to avoid losing or damaging your passport. And those pickpockets won't stand a chance. What passports lack in size, they more than make up for in stature. We board planes, trains, ships and borders.... Read full article

A witness to amazing RDU growth: Jammed LA-to-RDU Sunday night flight

by Rick Smith- WRAL TechWire. on

In a decade, Raleigh-Durham Int'l Airport has nearly doubled the amount of daily non-stop flights.... Read full article