Raleigh, North Carolina is known as the “City of Oaks” for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. Founded in 1792, the city of Raleigh is named after Sir Walter Raleigh, who established the lost Roanoke Colony in present-day Dare County in Virginia. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Raleigh is North Carolina’s state capital and the second largest city after Charlotte. Raleigh covers a land area of almost 143 square miles and the Raleigh metropolitan area has an estimated population over 1,390,00.
Raleigh accolades include:
Research Triangle Park (RTP), established in 1959, created tens of thousands of jobs in the fields of science and technology. By the early 21st century, it became one of the fastest-growing areas of the United States. The “Triangle” nickname refers to three major university cities in North Carolina: Raleigh (home to North Carolina State University and is part of RTP), Durham (both Duke University and North Carolina Central University), and Chapel Hill (location of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill).
Downtown Raleigh is the location of many important buildings including museums and universities. Raleigh museums like The North Carolina Museum of History, The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and the City of Raleigh Museum. Raleigh’s higher education institutions in Downtown Raleigh are William Peace University, Shaw University, Campbell University School of Law, and St. Augustine’s College.
The North Hills area is located in Midtown Raleigh. This is a walkable world of more than 130 local shopping places (with high-end boutiques and department stores) and premiere dining establishments. Live, work, shop, dine, and play at North Hills. Many spaces offer plenty of fresh air as well as the convenience of being a leisurely stroll away from groceries, banks, and pharmacies. Luxury amenities like rejuvenating spas, stylish salons, and a start-of-the-art 60,000 square foot gym. Entertainment venues including the Regal North Hills Stadium movie theater with its fourteen-screen cinema.
With more than 9,000 acres of parkland and almost 1,300 acres of water, Raleigh offers recreational activities all year long. The greenway system spans more than 180 miles, providing walking, jogging, and hiking trails that connect many of Raleigh’s 200+ parks and Cary’s 30+ parks.
Raleigh living has so much to offer. For urban life, downtown Raleigh has some of the best restaurants in the south. For shopping try North Hills or Cameron Village. Don’t forget the BBQ North Carolina Style. Peak Suites knows Raleigh, from best neighborhoods for families to “Foodie” lovers that are looking for the next great adventure. Let us help you discover what Raleigh has to offer!
If you looking to relocate, Peak Suites welcomes you to North Carolina by providing our assistance. We offer corporate housing rentals for both short and long term stays. Our furnished luxury apartments are ideal for business professionals and university students. Our all-inclusive living options offer customized solutions for individuals and families in transition.
Contact Peak Suites by calling 855-919-PEAK (7325) or e-mail us at email@example.com. We love educating our clients as to what is available in North Carolina. We listen to make sure that we offer only the best in customer service. We welcome you to try our turnkey luxury living arrangements. You will be glad you did!
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