Raleigh, North Carolina
Raleigh is a large city, the county seat of Wake County, and the capital city of North Carolina. With 150+ worth visiting attractions and a broad range of all the perks that a thriving and modern large city has to offer, Raleigh is a fascinating destination, regardless of whether you plan to visit it for a short or an extended period of time. Above all, it is a significant cultural, commercial, and industrial hub. The North Carolina State University and the many technological research institutions attract loads of funds, investments, and tens of thousands of visitors every year (Raleigh belongs to the famous Research Triangle of NC that also includes Durham and Chapel Hill). Raleigh’s landmark is the magnificent 19th-century Greek Revival-style North Carolina State Capitol. A few, of the many, top Raleigh tourist attractions include North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina Museum of History, PNC Arena, Pullen Park, Umstead State Park, Neuse River Trail, and Historic Yates Mill County Park. Regarding budget accommodation, there are more than 80 discount hotels worth checking in Raleigh, NC. The average price per room per night is usually under a $100 per room per night (2 guests), while the lowest economy accommodation deals start from around $55.