RALEIGH IS A SPREAD OUT CITY that grows fast, like a drop of oil in water, so it requires some driving to move around. It has everything you would want from a large city, including indie and eclectic options all around. Many places look inconspicuous outside, but once you go in, they’re creative wonderlands.
As an avid urban explorer, I’ve always strived to find those hidden surprises each city has to offer. I want to share the places my wife and I have found while dating in Raleigh. Please take this a “work-in-progress” list, and comment with your own favorites below.
START AN AWESOME DAY
This is a great opening for an afternoon stroll through downtown. Go upstairs for a chat, and then plan your day with an amazing cup of coffee.