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Raleigh with Teens: A Perfect Family Day

by Karan Moses Robinson. Posted Sep 27th 2010 07:35 PM
Raleigh with Teens: A Family Vacation


As soon as you set foot in Raleigh, North Carolina, you are overwhelmed by the sense of community, even with its population of nearly 400,000 people. There is no shortage of things to do in this great city that will appeal to family members of all ages. If you are planning a trip to Raleigh with teens, allow me to recommend a few places that will make your day a perfect one!
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Raleigh Mythbusters

by Kala Ambrose. Posted Sep 23rd 2010 04:08 PM
Raleigh Mythbusters

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Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, once held a reputation as a sleepy southern town, but what's the city really like? Test your knowledge on how well you know Raleigh urban myths, ghost stories and haunted history. Here is a list of the top Raleigh mythbusters – you'll be surprised at the truth!

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Raleigh Slang

by Kieran C. Baroody. Posted Sep 22nd 2010 11:13 AM
Raleigh Slang

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No matter where you live, there are probably words or phrases that you take for granted everyday. You hear the lingo and think nothing of it, until someone from out of town pronounces the words differently or uses them in the wrong context. Now a long term resident in Raleigh, NC, I've noticed that the true natives have a Raleigh slang all their own. Here's a cheat sheet to help you avoid the "out-of-towner" label if you're ever in the area.
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Adventure Activities in Raleigh -- Try if You Dare

by Kala Ambrose. Posted Sep 8th 2010 01:41 PM
Adventure Activity Raleigh

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Raleigh, a quiet southern town located two hours from the ocean to the east and four hours from the mountains to the west, is known as one of the hot spots for technology in the nation, with nearby Research Triangle Park providing jobs in the high tech, bio tech and pharmaceutical fields. Harmoniously designed with an abundance of parks and greenways, Raleigh and her surrounding sister towns of Apex and Cary win awards every year as safe areas with good schools and affordable housing. The area boasts a high concentration of entrepreneurs, engineers and professors, along with a plethora of soccer moms and their kids.
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Raleigh with Tweens - A Perfect Family Day

by Jennifer Perkins. Posted Sep 1st 2010 05:15 PM
Raleigh with Tweens: A Family Vacation

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Raleigh is located in the Piedmont region of North Carolina and known as the "City of Oaks" for the endless oak trees scattered about the city. Not only is the landscape beautiful, but the capital is filled with history and adventure -- which is fitting since it was named after English explorer Sir Walter Raleigh. Take in a guided tour of the old State Capitol Building or venture to two of the best museums of the South. Either way, you and your tweens will discover just what makes Raleigh so wonderful.
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