If you’re planning a trip to Raleigh make sure that you also consider our Raleigh car hire services when you plan your budget for the trip because one should never underestimate the uses of having a car at his or her disposal. The city is North Carolina’s capital and offers a plethora of things to see to its visitors.
The city is served by the Raleigh-Durham Airport which is one of the country’s fastest-growing airports due to it dealing with about nine million passengers each year. The city is easily reachable by train and road of course, however if you’ll be touching down at the airport you can have our Raleigh car rental services have a car ready and waiting for you at the airport at an hour that you specify.
The city has quite a number of museums, starting with the North Carolina Museum of Art which features exhibits that span five thousand years of art. The Museum Park features more than forty galleries alongside more than a dozen works of art.
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the oldest museum in the state and the largest in the Southeast being a great place where one can see a varied number and type of exhibits ranging from dioramas to sea-life and prehistoric North Carolina.
The Raleigh City Museum on the other hand is focused on presenting the history of the city and can be found in the center of the city. Interestingly enough the museum is actually a private, non-profit organization whose exhibited objects are meant to preserve the history of the city.
The J.C. Raulston Arboretum is a ten acre botanical garden and arboretum which features a collection of over five thousand plants categorized in a plethora of various gardens throughout the grounds.
The Joel Lane Museum House is a manor plantation house built in about 1770 in the Georgian-style. The building has been restored and is now populated with period objects, a great place to visit if you’re interested in getting a sense of how the elite of the time used to live.
These are just a few of the many things that you can see and do while in Raleigh so make sure to employ our Raleigh car hire services in order to better experience the city.