Details: Raleigh

August 7
If you go

GETTING THERE

Delta, Southwest, United and US Airways offer nonstop service to Raleigh from the Washington-area airports.

WHERE TO STAY

Holiday Inn Raleigh
Downtown-Capital

320 Hillsborough St.

800-315-2621

www.holidayinn.com

Located in the Capital District, within walking distance of downtown attractions and restaurants. Fitness center and sky-high restaurant on-site. Rates from $98 a night.

WHERE TO EAT

Fiction Kitchen

428 S. Dawson St.

919-831-4177

thefictionkitchen.com

Popular vegan restaurant (seriously, there’s a wait on weekends) with meatless takes on fried chicken, pulled pork and sushi. Entrees from $10.

Troy Mezze Lounge and Bar

315 Blake St.

919-834-8133

www.troymezze.com

Turkish restaurant in the historic City Market. Specialities include Turkish pizza, clay-pot entrees and kebabs. Main dishes from $9.

WHAT TO DO

North Carolina Museum of History

5 E. Edenton St.

919-807-7900

ncmuseumofhistory.org

Open Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Free.

North Carolina Museum of
Natural Sciences

11 W. Jones St.

919-707-9800

naturalsciences.org

Open Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 5 p.m; and until 9 p.m. on First Friday. The Nature Research Center keeps the same hours except it closes at 9 p.m. on Thursday. Free.

City of Raleigh Museum

220 Fayetteville St.

919-996-2220

www.cityofraleighmuseum.org

Open Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m. $5.

INFO

www.visitraleigh.com

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