Highest-rated things to do in Raleigh, according to Tripadvisor

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October 10, 2021
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Highest-rated things to do in Raleigh, according to Tripadvisor

Every destination has reasons to visit, be it a nationally recognized landmark or a hometown favorite restaurant. Museums, parks, libraries, historic sites, performance venues—there’s always something to do, and no matter where you live or where you want to visit, you can find plenty to keep you busy. Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated things to do in Raleigh on Tripadvisor.

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#30. Raleigh Convention Center

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (181 reviews)
- Type of activity: Convention Centers
- Address: 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601-2114
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#29. Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (117 reviews)
- Type of activity: Theaters
- Address: 2 E South St, Raleigh, NC 27601-2337
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#28. North Hills

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (38 reviews)
- Type of activity: Shopping Malls
- Address: 4350 Lassiter At North Hills Ave, Raleigh, NC 27609-5743
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#27. Walnut Creek Amphitheatre

- Rating: 3.5 / 5 (143 reviews)
- Type of activity: Theaters
- Address: 3801 Rock Quarry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27610-5123
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#26. Historic Oakwood

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (123 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Neighborhoods
- Address: Franklin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
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#25. Lake Wheeler

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (51 reviews)
- Type of activity: Bodies of Water, Parks
- Address: 6404 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603-4834
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#24. Historic Oakwood Cemetery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (135 reviews)
- Type of activity: Cemeteries
- Address: 701 Oakwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27601-1161
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#23. Shelley Lake Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (82 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: 1400 W Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612-6131
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#22. Reynolds Coliseum

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
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#21. Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (124 reviews)
- Type of activity: Gardens
- Address: 301 Pogue St, Raleigh, NC 27607-7267
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#20. The Raleigh Market

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (92 reviews)
- Type of activity: Flea & Street Markets
- Address: 1025 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-3902
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#19. Crabtree Valley Mall

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (232 reviews)
- Type of activity: Shopping Malls
- Address: 4325 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612-4532
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#18. WRAL Azalea Garden

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (68 reviews)
- Type of activity: Gardens
- Address: 2619 Western Blvd, Raleigh, NC 27606-2125
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#17. Carter Finley Stadium

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (83 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 4600 Trinity Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-3924
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#16. North Carolina State Capitol

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (325 reviews)
- Type of activity: Architectural Buildings, Government Buildings
- Address: 1 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1011
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#15. Mordecai Historic Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (155 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Gardens
- Address: 1 Mimosa St, Raleigh, NC 27604-1203
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#14. North Carolina State University

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (209 reviews)
- Type of activity: Educational sites
- Address: 2200 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27607-7352
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#13. Lake Johnson Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (212 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: 4601 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3412
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#12. Frankie's Fun Park

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (398 reviews)
- Type of activity: Amusement & Theme Parks
- Address: 11190 Fun Park Dr, Raleigh, NC 27617-7805
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#11. PNC Arena

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (766 reviews)
- Type of activity: Arenas & Stadiums
- Address: 1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-3624
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#10. Neuse River Trail

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (244 reviews)
- Type of activity: Hiking Trails
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#9. State Farmers Market

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (298 reviews)
- Type of activity: Flea & Street Markets
- Address: 1201 Agriculture St, Raleigh, NC 27603-2366
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#8. JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (353 reviews)
- Type of activity: Nature & Wildlife Areas, Gardens
- Address: 4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-1457
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#7. Historic Yates Mill County Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (272 reviews)
- Type of activity: Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
- Address: 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC 27603-3912
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#6. Umstead State Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (458 reviews)
- Type of activity: State Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
- Address: 8801 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27617-7501
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#5. North Carolina Museum of History

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (904 reviews)
- Type of activity: Speciality Museums
- Address: 5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1011
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#4. Marbles Kids Museum

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1105 reviews)
- Type of activity: Science Museums, Children's Museums
- Address: 201 E Hargett St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1437
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#3. Pullen Park

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1283 reviews)
- Type of activity: Parks
- Address: 408 Ashe Ave, Raleigh, NC 27606-2149
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#2. North Carolina Museum of Art

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1803 reviews)
- Type of activity: Art Museums
- Address: 2110 Blue Ridge Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607-6433
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#1. North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2292 reviews)
- Type of activity: Natural History Museums, Science Museums
- Address: 11 W Jones St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1029
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