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A Guide to North Raleigh, NC

North Raleigh, NC Guide

Area Information

Things to Do in North Raleigh, NC


North Raleigh is known for a wide selection of cuisines along with local favorites. If you want to experience southern fine dining, check out the famous Angus Barn. In addition to delicious food, this award-winning North Raleigh steakhouse even features a wine cellar, wild turkey lounge, and saloon.

If you’re in the mood for Mexican food, head over to Dos Taquitos, which has been serving North Raleigh residents for more than 30 years. Enjoy the festive decor, outdoor pet chickens, and of course, the delicious menu.

Be sure to check out North Raleigh local favorites such as:

  • Cape Fear Seafood Company 
  • Relish Craft Kitchen
  • Peri Brothers
  • Sassool
  • Salt & Lime Cabo Grill

Arts and Attractions

  • Fall Fest at North Hills
  • North Hills Nights
  • Oktoberfest

Parks and Recreation

  • Umstead State Park
  • Lake Lynn Park 
  • Cedar Hills Park


  • Raleigh Boulevard Shopping Center 
  • North Ridge Shopping Center
  • Falls Pointe Shopping Center

Schools & Employment

  • Douglas Magnet Elementary School
  • Millbrook Magnet Elementary School
  • North Ridge Elementary School
  • Carroll Magnet Middle School
  • East Millbrook Middle School
  • Sanderson High School 
  • Leesville Road High School
  • Millbrook Magnet High School