Raleigh is the capital of the U.S. state of North Carolina. The city’s founding fathers called Raleigh the “City of Oaks” for its many oak trees, and dedicated themselves to maintaining the area’s wooded tracts and grassy parks.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU)
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Raleigh has a humid subtropical climate, with generally moderate temperatures during spring and autumn. Summers are typically warm to hot and winters are cold and wet.
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Shelley Lake Park, Historic Oakwood, William B. Umstead State Park, Artspace, North Carolina State Capitol, Marbles Kids Museum, J.C. Raulston Arboretum