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PNC Arena, home of the Carolina Hurricanes, is an indoor arena located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The arena seats up to 19,722 fans for basketball or concerts and 18,680 for ice hockey, including 59 suites, 13 loge boxes and 2,000 club seats. The building has three concourses and a 300-seat restaurant.
Carter Finley Stadium
Find an electric atmosphere at Carter–Finley Stadium, home to the NC State Wolfpack football team. Opened in 1966, it’s grown to a seating capacity of 56,919. Discover excellent food, cold drinks, celebratory energy and Wolfpack pride at the stadium.
State Fair Grounds / Hunt Horse Complex
The North Carolina State Fairgrounds hosts more than 600 events per year in 400,000 square feet of building space on 344 acres at the corner of Hillsborough Street and Blue Ridge Road.
Triangle Aquatic Center
The Triangle Aquatic Center is a premier aquatic facility in Cary, North Carolina, with a 50-meter Olympic-sized competition pool, dive tower, and warm-water instructional pool. It hosts a variety of aquatic events and offers programs and classes for all ages and skill levels.
WakeMed Soccer Park
WakeMed Soccer Park is one of the premier soccer complexes in the United States. The 150-acre park, which opened in spring 2002 and is located in Cary, N.C., consists of a 10,000-seat stadium and seven additional soccer fields.
Backyard Bistro is a full-service restaurant and bar. Five big screen high-definition TVs plus a multitude of smaller screens throughout the restaurant allow fans to see any and all sporting events that are being broadcast.
Spring Rolls is a locally owned and operated Sushi Bar and Asian Bistro. Located in Raleigh, NC less than a mile from PNC Arena.
Restaurant chain serving wood-fired American fare in a contemporary space with a bar.
Maximillian's Grill and Wine Bar
Maximillian’s Grill and Wine Bar aligns home-spun hospitality with finely crafted food and drink selections. The cuisine is locally sourced but global in reach, inspired by the eclectic mix of textures, flavor and aromatics pioneered by the original owner and chef.
Crossroads Shopping Center
Crossroads Plaza is an outdoor shopping center located in Cary, North Carolina, United States. It contains over 60 stores, including national chains and locally owned stores.
Crabtree Valley Mall
Crabtree Valley Mall is a regional shopping mall located in Raleigh, North Carolina. At 1,343,109 square feet, it is the largest enclosed mall in the Research Triangle area. Crabtree Valley contains over 200 stores and is anchored by Belk and Macy's.
State Fairgrounds Flea Market
Weekend-opening flea market selling everything from clothing to ceramics & comic books.
Antique Stores – Downtown Cary
Numerous Antique Stores are located in or near Cary, North Carolina
Park West Shopping Center
Retail complex with a classy feel offering popular chain stores & restaurants, plus a movie theater.
Things to do
Raleigh Farmers Market
Local farmers bring all manner of fresh produce to this large market with several areas.
North Carolina Museum of Art
The North Carolina Museum of Art is comprised of two buildings: the recently completed West Building, which holds the permanent collection, and the original building (East Building), which offers rotating exhibitions and educational programs. The galleries offer excellent examples of work that range from Greek sculpture to Renaissance paintings to contemporary photographs.
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in central Raleigh is the largest institution of its kind in the Southeastern United States and, with over a million visitors a year, the state’s most visited museum.
North Carolina Museum of History
The North Carolina Museum of History, located in downtown Raleigh, showcases more than 14,000 years and 150,000 artifacts of N.C. history, from native inhabitants to the 20th century. Dozens of exhibits are on display focusing on a variety of eras in state history, and there are always new exhibits to come and visit.
Marbles Kids Museum
Marbles Kids Museum is a hands-on, interactive destination that inspires children to be creative thinkers, active learners, and confident individuals in today's world. With five galleries and two outdoor escapes, there is no shortage of activity for kids from birth to 12 and their families.
Schools / Colleges / Universities
North Carolina State University
North Carolina State University is a public land-grant research university in Raleigh, North Carolina. Founded in 1887 and part of the University of North Carolina system, it is the largest university in the Carolinas.
William Peace University
Founded in 1857, William Peace University is a nationally ranked, award-winning educational institution. Located in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina, Peace is proud to call one of the best cities in America its home.
Meredith College is one of the largest independent private women's colleges in the U.S. We offer a comprehensive liberal arts undergraduate education, as well as coeducational graduate programs in business, education, nutrition, and psychology.
St. Mary's Boarding School
Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, North Carolina, is an independent, Episcopal, college-preparatory, boarding and day school dedicated to academic excellence and personal achievement for girls in grades 9-12.