Why Go to Raleigh
Raleigh makes for a great affordable weekend getaway with plenty of shopping, restaurants, and outdoor activities. The city has craft breweries, food trucks, and performance venues. It's also home to some of the state's best museums. And don't miss Pullen Park and Neuse River Trail.
When to Visit Raleigh
The best time to visit Raleigh is in shoulder season (spring or fall) so you can enjoy the outdoors. Fall brings the state fair to town, as well as other festivals, like Bluegrass. Spring is also a popular time for festivals, and winter is an exciting time to visit for basketball season.
Weather in Raleigh
Summer sees the temperatures in the 80s Fahrenheit and is very humid. Spring and fall are milder with temps in the 60s and 70s. Spring and winter see the most precipitation and winter has the coldest temps, ranging from 30s to 50s, with a slight chance of snowfall.