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3 reasons why millions of people are visiting Raleigh, NC

Sunflowers, Crawford & Son food, and Raleigh's skyline at night

Raleigh, NC is filled with unforgettable treasures.

Photos by 6AM City + Jessica Crawford

Last year, Raleigh, NC’s 17.8 million visitors spent a record-breaking $3 billion on everything from food and drink to lodging and events.

Wondering what all the hype is about? Here are three reasons people are visiting the City of Oaks (and why you should too):

  • To experience one-of-a-kind events like J. Cole’s Dreamville Festival and Hopscotch Music Festival
  • To dine at restaurants helmed by award-winning chefs like Ashley Christensen, Scott Crawford, and Cheetie Kumar
  • To explore NC’s natural beauty through hundreds of miles of hiking trails

Yup, we’re ready to pack our bags.^

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