What to Do when Visiting Downtown Raleigh

When it comes to Raleigh Tourism there are quite a few things to do and see. Chances are, if you take some time to plan out your trip, you won’t have a boring moment during your visit. From design shops, breweries, a free hybrid bus and amazing restaurants, Moore Square in downtown Raleigh is a can’t miss destination.

Some of the hottest spots in Downtown Raleigh are found here.

Poole’s Downtown Diner

When it comes to fine dining this downtown Raleigh empire is a must-visit. Ashley Christensen, an award winning chef has a number of eateries, including Joule, a coffee shop and Beasley’s a chicken joint. However, the most well-known location is the Poole’s Downtown Diner. Here you will find a number of  food options, including a classic take on some of the most popular comfort food options from around the nation, all made with produce and other goods from local North Carolina farmers.

Raleigh Denim Workshop

There is no question that North Carolina is known for its textile industry; however, Raleigh Denim wants to be sure that everyone knows that Tarheel State not only designs textiles, but also manufactures them. During your visit, you can have a custom pair of jeans made to fit your exact measurements from the talented jeansmiths.

Videri Chocolate Factory

Are you ready for a unique experience that involves one of the sweetest things in the nation – chocolate? If so, the Vederi Chocolate Factory offers the Southern love of anything sweet with exciting details on how they make their products. If you take time to visit the factory/shop, you will be able to walk through every step of production and even sample the treats created.

Deco Raleigh

Cozy and well-curated, Deco Raleigh offers a number of homemade and local products, including playing cards from Deck of Oaks, House of Swank “Bless Your Heart” t-shirts and a number of upcycled candles from the Green City Bottles Company. If you want unique, locally made goods, then a visit to Deco Raleigh is definitely called for.

As you can see, there are quite a few exciting things to do and places to go when you visit downtown Raleigh. It may be a good idea to plan your trip ahead of time so you can be sure you visit every exciting attraction available. When you do this it will help create an unforgettable experience for your visit to Raleigh, North Carolina.

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    Author: Addison Cooper

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