Raleigh-Durham + Central North Carolina

Raleigh-Durham + Central North Carolina Travel Guide

Articles about Raleigh-Durham + Central North Carolina

By Amy McKeever

As far as roadtrips for food-lovers go, the American South is a must. The proof is in the pudding—not to mention the fried green tomatoes, gulf seafood, and Cajun Bloody Marys. 

By Katrina Brown Hunt
By Elissa Richard

It's the most wonderful time of the year to visit these hotels with over-the-top Christmas displays and events.

Hotels in Raleigh-Durham + Central North Carolina

The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, the only LEED Gold–certified hotel within the Ritz-Carlton’s brand portfolio, is packed with greencredentials. The property has aggressive water conservation and recycling programs, as well as a green roof with BLT Steak chef Ben Miles’ garden and two beehives.

Restaurants in Raleigh-Durham + Central North Carolina

Housed in a former fish market, this restaurant has trained many of the South’s top toques. The current chef, Bill Smith, is an expert at dishes with ethereal, rustic ingredients, such as honeysuckle sorbet made from flowers he collects on bike rides.

Things to do in Raleigh-Durham + Central North Carolina

Take part in hands-on science exhibits or catch a space show where the first NASA astronauts trained.