Reasons to book cheap Raleigh-Durham flights
The capital of US state of North Carolina, Raleigh is known as the 'City of Oaks' due to abundance of oak trees lining the streets in the center of the city. Named after Sir Walter Raleigh, the city was planned from start as the capital city. Tourists can also explore museums and theaters that are among the most popular tourist attractions in the city.Historic Oakwood
Including hundreds of 19-th century homes, Historic Oakwood neighborhood is located near downtown Raleigh. Many of these homes have been fully restored to their real glory. A must-visit attraction, Tucker House is an impressive Neoclassical Revival style home located at Historic Oakwood. Other major tourist attractions in this area are the Capitol Area Visitor's Center and the Historic Oak View Country Park.Pullen Park
First Public Park in North Carolina, Pullen Park is a 66-acre verdant area far more than the typical city park. In the park, visitors can enjoy rides on the C.P. Huntington miniature train and the Gustave A Dentzel Caraousel. Pedal boats are also available on rent. Kids can enjoy shows at the Children's Amphitheater. The park also boasts an aquatic center, a cafe, sports fields, a tennis court, and the Theater in the Park.Mordecai Historic Park
Preserving the birthplace of 17th US president Andrew Johnson, Mordecai Historic Park is the oldest structure in Raleigh still standing on its original foundation. Visitors can avail guided tours that include the estate and gardens as well as numerous additional 19th century buildings.