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35 Family-Friendly Places to Visit in Raleigh, NC

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35 Family-Friendly Places to Visit in Raleigh, NC

Introduction - Raleigh is a great destination for a family vacation as it offers a variety of attractions suitable for all ages...

 
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Take a tour of the North Carolina State Capitol

Place To Visit 1 - As Raleigh is the state capital of North Carolina, you can find the State Capitol building downtown. Opened in 1833...

 
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Get Ice Cream at Two Roosters

Place To Visit 2 - Another of the fun things to do in Raleigh, NC, for kids that's sure to please everyone is getting ice...

 
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Eat yummy dishes at the Morgan Street Food Hall

Place To Visit 3 - Stopping to get some snacks at Morgan Street Food Hall is highly recommended! At the indoor market, you'll discover a...

 
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See artworks at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Place To Visit 4 - North Carolina has numerous top museums, and one of the best is the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh...

 

Camp at Jordan Lake State Park

Place To Visit 5 - A fun family activity at Jordan Lake State Park is camping. You can pitch tents and spend the night enjoying...

 

Walk through Shelley Lake Park

Place To Visit 6 - Shelley Lake Park is a scenic 144-acre outdoor space. It comprises walking paths, a dense forest, and a beautiful lake...

 

Find an old mill at Historic Yates Mill County Park

Place To Visit 7 - Another of the fun outdoor activities for kids in Raleigh, NC, is going to Historic Yates Mill County Park. The...

 

Plan a trip to the Outer Banks

Place To Visit 8 - A fun trip to make from Raleigh is to the Outer Banks. Located about three hours from Raleigh, there are...

 

Explore the Raleigh Rose Garden

Place To Visit 9 - A charming place to look around with your kids is the Raleigh Rose Garden. The attraction has sixty rose beds...

 
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Visit the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Place To Visit 10 - Another top attraction to check out with your family is the Museum of Natural Sciences. This North Carolina landmark is...

 

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