Hotels in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh overview

Raleigh is a friendly locale unique for its live music and known for theater and museums. You'll enjoy Raleigh's natural features, dancing, and sports. Take a campus tour or explore the surrounding area of Duke University and University of North Carolina. Popular sights like North Carolina State Capitol and PNC Arena won't disappoint. A family- and business-friendly area, Raleigh also has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Raleigh

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Raleigh has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Raleigh with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Raleigh hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Raleigh hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Raleigh

Fly in to Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), 10.7 mi (17.3 km) from downtown Raleigh. Raleigh Station is the closest train station.

What to see around Raleigh

Fun outdoor activities are on hand along with these attractions:
  • • Mordecai Historic Park
  • • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Gardens
  • • Reynolds Coliseum
  • • Kentwood Park
  • • Lassiter Mill Historic Park
Live music, museums, and theaters are top draws, along with cultural places like:
  • • Raleigh City Museum
  • • Marbles Kids Museums
  • • North Carolina Museum of History
  • • Artspace
  • • CAM Raleigh
It's recognized for its natural features, and top places for nature lovers include:
  • • Pullen Park
  • • Historic Oak View County Park
  • • Lake Johnson
  • • Historic Yates Mill County Park
  • • Laurel Hills Park
Some top places to visit in the area include:
  • • North Carolina State Capitol
  • • PNC Arena
  • • Duke University
  • • Kenan Stadium
  • • University of North Carolina

When to visit Raleigh

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 68°F day, 31°F night
  • April-June: 90°F day, 44°F night
  • July-September: 90°F day, 56°F night
  • October-December: 77°F day, 31°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 10.94 inches
  • April-June: 9.69 inches
  • July-September: 13.35 inches
  • October-December: 9.45 inches