The capital of US state of North Carolina, Raleigh is nicknamed as the
'City of Oaks' due to plethora of oak trees lining the streets in the
center of the city. The city is named after Sir Walter Raleigh. Raleigh is
one of the most livable cities in the entire country. Museums and theaters
are among the most popular tourist attractions in the city.
Things to do in Raleigh Durham
Featuring plenty of 19-th century houses, Historic Oakwood neighborhood is
located near downtown Raleigh. Many these houses have been fully reinstated
to their real glory. Some of the other major tourist attractions in this
area are the Capitol Area Visitor's Center and the Historic Oak View
Pullen Park, the first public park in North Carolina, is a 66-acre area far
more than the typical city park. Visitors here can enjoy rides on the C.P.
Huntington miniature train and the Gustave a Dentzel Caraousel. One can
rent the pedal boats for an excursion around Lake Howell. Children can
enjoy shows at the Children's Amphitheater. The park also features an
aquatic center, sports fields, a tennis court, and the Theater in the Park.
Mordecai Historic Park
Conserving the birthplace of 17th US president Andrew Johnson, Mordecai
Historic Park is the oldest structure in the city. The structure is still
standing on its original foundation. Travelers can avail guided tours
comprising the estate and gardens as well as numerous additional 19th
Best Time to Fly to Raleigh Durham
The best times to book flights from Miami to Raleigh Durham are in the fall
and spring. Both the seasons bring comfortable temperatures and beautiful
vegetation. Winter is cold, but the excitement of college basketball makes
it an excellent time to book Raleigh Durham flights for sports enthusiasts.