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Location: Hillsborough Street and Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC
Location: 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC
The centerpiece of Historic Oak View County Park is a 19th-century farmstead originally built in 1885.
The park's mission is to preserve and share North Carolina's agricultural heritag...
Location: 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh, NC
Mordecai Historic Park is home to Mordecai House, an antebellum plantation house, and a village street of historic structures, including the birthplace of President Andrew Johnson. There...
Location: 8801 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh, NC
Nestled between Raleigh, Cary, and Durham, William B. Umstead State Park offers picnic areas among soaring pine trees, fishing in Crabtree Creek and Reedy Creek, hiking trails, and horseback ri...
Location: 433 Murray Avenue, Durham, NC
The Museum of Life and Science offers visitors hands-on experiences learning about aerospace, weather, geology, Carolina wildlife, and farming. The Ellerbee Creek Railway offers train rides eve...
Location: 708 Gilbert Street, Durham, NC
The Durham Branch of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina serves six counties in central North Carolina: Chatham, Durham, Granville, Orange, Person, and Vance.
Location: 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC
The North Carolina Museum of Art has a collection that spans more than 5,000 years, from Ancient Egypt to the present. The museum is perhaps best known, though, for its outstanding European col...
Location: 316 North Academy Street, Cary, NC
Cary Town Hall houses several departments for the city including Administration, Human Resources, Finance, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources, Engineering, Inspections, Permits, and Plannin...
Location: 112 S Duke Street, Durham, NC
Parker and Otis is lodged in a historic 1904 warehouse, and its wares also hark back to the days of penny candy - it has a huge selection of confections (though the price has certainly gone up ...
Location: 411 S. Salisbury Avenue, Spencer, NC
The North Carolina Transportation Museum features exhibits of antique locomotives, rail cars, automobiles and more.
For a small fee (adults $6; children & seniors $5), families can als...
Location: 534 Foster Street, Durham, NC
Durham Central Park is a five-acre urban park established in 2001 with an emphasis on the arts. The park showcases art by local artists including statues and sculptures. The area also features ...
Location: 426 Anderson Street, Durham, NC
The Sarah P Duke Gardens are divided into four major areas: the original Terraces and their immediate surroundings, the HL Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, the William L. Culberson Asiatic Ar...
Location: Raleigh, NC
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