We love Big Boss’ rotating seasonal taps. Try the Harvest Pumpkin
Ale! Plus, the game room with darts, ping pong, and shuffleboard
makes it a fun night for everyone.
The only thing better than the lettuce wraps at Bida Manda is its gorgeous decor. It’s an Instagram dinner waiting to happen!
Bida Manda’s sister, this unique spot is part brewery, part dim sum, part flower shop, and part bookstore. It’s a combination that’s not to be missed.
You have to try their 10 kinds of drinking chocolate!
5 – Greenway Trails
Various locations throughout Raleigh
We love that almost anywhere you are in Wake County you can find a trail head that leads to miles of biking and walking surrounded by trees, where you can escape for a few minutes or hours.
6 – Joslin Gardens
2431 West Lake Dr.
Be sure to check the website for events and activities at this beautiful treat in Raleigh. We hear plans are underway to make it open more often!
$3 pints every Monday. Need we say more?
This is easily the best public golf course in Raleigh, with spectacular views of the downtown skyline.
The variety at Lynwood is terrific — there’s a beer for everyone here!
The Art museum is a favorite indoor and outdoor space in Raleigh. The art is phenomenal and the walking trails are perfect for long walks with family and friends surrounded by amazing art.
An historic garden that serves as the display garden for all new roses
presented by the All American Rose Society, featuring thousands of
roses, in more than 50 different varieties, blooming from early
spring through late fall. It’s a wonderful place to stop by for a stroll,
a picnic, special photos, or just a bit of respite during a hectic day.
The short rib tacos are the best!
We love their great outdoor patio, plus the spot is very dog friendly!
Yes, beer. But the pizza! The lamb sausage is delicious.
Amid the hustle and bustle of every day, the forest and trails of
Umstead always ground and rejuvenate you – whether you take a
long trail alone with your dog or head out to a picnic or campsite
with a group.
The Union Special bakery Friday morning popups at Videri are
incredible – there has never been a better North Carolina-milled
flour croissant or blue corn cookie.
The friendly staff here is the perfect complement to the fabulous
food and drink. Definitely worth a visit when the weather is nice and
you can enjoy the patio.
A large and inviting farmer’s market that is always very festive in late
A Raleigh institution with truly incredible and stunning holiday
decorations every year.