About Raleigh


Let's have a look around into background of Raleigh
  • County: Wake, Durham
  • State: North Carolina
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 35.787743
  • Longitude: -78.644257
  • Time zone: Eastern Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours

Weather in Raleigh

  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: Mid August to Mid December

Location

Raleigh is the capital and the fastest growing city in the US state of North Carolina. Raleigh has a total population of 451,066 (2015 Census).

Distance from Raleigh center to Airport

Raleigh - Durham International Airport is the main larger airport which serves the passengers. The other airports are Triangle North Executive Airport, Raleigh Exec, Johnston County Airport etc serves the purpose of general aviation.

Driving Distance: 19 miles / 31 km

Driving Time: 24 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Raleigh-Durham International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak
  • Road: Bus: Triangle Transit and Greyhound Lines

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5

Nearby Tourist Cities




Charlotte

Location

It is the largest city of the state of North Carolina and 17th largest of the U.S.A. with a population of about 809,958 (2014 Census)

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to May (Spring Season) and September to November (Fall Season)
Tourist Attractions
  • The Bank of America Stadium
  • Historic Rosedale Plantation
  • Jerry Richardson Stadium




Durham

Location

Durham city is located in the north of Carolina state and is the county seat of the Durham County.

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Subtropical climate

  • Best Time to Visit: The best time to visit Durham is, in the fall and spring months.

Tourist Attractions
  • Bennett Place State Historic Site

  • Duke University

  • Historic Stagville




Greensboro

Location

Formerly known as Greensborough, it is located in the US State of North Carolina.

Weather

Climate: Humid subtropical climate

Best time to visit: April-May

Tourist Attractions
  • Wet 'n Wild Emerald Pointe water park,
  • World War Memorial Stadium
  • Guilford Courthouse National Military Park 

Emergency Contact Numbers in Raleigh city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: +1 919 840 2123 (Raleigh - Durham International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 919 954 3000 (Duke Raleigh Hospital)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Raleigh.

  • World Beer Festival
  • World Blue Grass Festival
  • Artsplosure

Tourist Attractions

  • Neuse River Trail
  • Umstead State Park
  • North Carolina Museum of History

Theatre & Concerts

  • Red Hat Amphitheatre
  • Raleigh Little Theatre
  • Long View Center

Visit Top Restaurants in Raleigh

  • Bida Manda
  • Neomonde Mediterranean
  • Bad Daddy's Burger Bar

Top Shopping Centers in Raleigh

  • Crabtree Valley Mall
  • Triangle Town Center
  • North Hills

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • North Carolina Museum of Art
  • Lake Johnson
  • Artspace

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • The Dirty South – Chuck's
  • Crack Fries – Market Restaurant
  • Eclectic Fare – Knightdale Seafood and BBQ

Sports Club

  • NC State Wolfpack– Baseball
  • Carolina Railhawks – Soccer
  • Carolina Hurricanes – Hockey

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 1.65
  • Taxi: $ 2.95 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 1348.88
  • Cheap meal: $ 12.99
  • Gasoline: $ 0.58 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 53.40

Information about St. John's

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Saint Johns,
  • Mount Pearl,
  • Torbay

Modes of transport

  • Airport: St. John's International Airport
  • Bus: City Wide Taxi

Airport

Airport: St. John's International Airport

Driving Distance: 5 miles / 8 km

Driving Time: 8 minutes, 29 seconds

Languages: English

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – TIP 2$ TO 20$ of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 2$ and 3$
  • Housekeeper: 2$ and 3$
  • Concierge: Between 2$ and 3$

Valet Parking:

Parking or Returning Car: TIP 2$ TO 20$ of the Bill.

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