Raleigh-Durham + Central North Carolina

Things to do in Raleigh-Durham + Central North Carolina

Childress Vineyards, Yadkin’s newest winery, is owned by legendary NASCAR team owner Richard Childress and consists of a 65-acre vineyard and winery and will include a hotel complex.

Cigar-friendly club

Fancy burgers, shrimp and grits

Bar in a renovated bank. This lively bar occupies a former Wells Fargo bank. The owners kept the bulletproof teller windows and the main vault, where bartenders serve beer and Jagermeister shots on Saturday nights.

Come November, tickets that haven’t been snapped up by students are available to the public.

The museum doubles as a de facto shrine to alum Michael Jordan (old jerseys included).

The gallery is owned by Elizabeth Edwards, wife of former senator John Edwards.

Superbly curated emporium of women’s designer clothing and accessories.