We love living in Raleigh and we're excited to share it with you. Below we've listed some of our favorite places and things to do while you're in town.

Breweries

  • Lynwood Brewing Concern (our favorite)

  • Neuse River Brewing

  • Crank Arm Brewing

  • Brewery Bhavana

  • Trophy Brewing on Maywood

Restaurants

Nicer

  • Bida Manda

  • Royale

  • Crawford and Son

  • Mandolin

  • Poole's Diner

  • Death and Taxes (1st floor of rehearsal dinner location)

  • Second Empire

  • St. Roch

More Casual

  • Beasley's Chicken and Honey

  • Humble Pie (tapas)

  • The Pit (BBQ)

  • Trophy Brewing & Pizza

  • City Market Sushi

  • Cortez Seafood & Cocktail

  • Jose and Sons

  • The Station

  • Morgan St. Food Hall & Transfer Co. Food Hall

bars

  • Raleigh Beer Garden (3 floors, 350+ beers on tap)

  • Watts and Ward

  • Whiskey Kitchen

  • Raleigh Times

  • State of Beer

  • Fox Liquor Bar

Coffee/breakfast

  • Morning Times Cafe

  • Lucettegrace

  • Yellow Dog Bread Co.

  • Jubala Coffee

  • A Place at the Table

  • Big Ed’s City Market

  • Night Kitchen Bakehouse & Cafe

outdoor activities

  • Fred Fletcher Park (few minutes from our house)

  • Raleigh Rose Garden

  • Umstead Park

  • Pullen Park (activities for kids)

museums

  • North Carolina Museum of Art (10 min. from downtown)

  • Contemporary Art Museum

  • North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

  • North Carolina Museum of History

  • Marbles Kids Museum

shopping

  • Cameron Village (about 5 min. from downtown)

  • North Hills (about 10 min. from downtown)

sPA

  • Umstead Hotel and Spa

Walking/running

  • The Marriott can provide safe walking/running trails at the front desk

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