Whether you're visiting the Research Triangle Park area or you're relocating here permanently, you'll love the variety of attractions, recreation and entertainment in the Raleigh area. Catch a jazz show or movie at the Koka Booth Amphitheater, or attend a world-class concert at the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre. The area is known for its great universities – including Duke, NC State, and the University of North Carolina.
From research & development companies to start-ups, spin-outs and more, the Park is home to many of the world’s leading tech companies and Fortune 100 corporations, most famously IBM, Bayer, Cisco, the CDC, Du Pont, and GlaxoSmithKline.
With 500,000 square feet of indoor space and exhibit halls, this ultra-modern, visually striking facility hosts events from 500-5000 attendees year round. These range from sewing & quilt expos to the research triangle’s high tech events.
The country’s first public university, UNC continuously ranks among the leading research universities in the world. Located in Chapel Hill, UNC Tar Heels athletics sponsor 28 NCAA Division I varsity programs.
This elite private university spans 9,000 beautiful of Durham, NC and is made up of over 200,000 people. Duke’s graduate and professional schools are among the leaders in their fields and the athletic programs are bar none. Duke Blue Devils athletics sponsor 27 NCAA Division I varsity programs.
Founded with the purpose “to create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for the people of North Carolina and the country.” NC State is a premier research institution excelling in science, technology, and veterinary medicine. NC State Wolfpack athletics sponsor 23 NCAA Division I varsity programs.
The USA Baseball National Training Complex is located within the 221 acre Thomas Brooks Park and includes four baseball fields -- a stadium field and three training fields -- all with dimensions of 330 feet down the lines and 400 feet in centerfield. All fields are maintained at Major League Baseball (MLB) standards.