Here are some itinerary ideas for adults in the West Side of Raleigh, NC:

Day 1:

  • Morning: Start your day with a coffee and a pastry at Jubala Coffee on Hillsborough Street. Then, take a walk around Moore Square, a historic park in the heart of downtown Raleigh.
  • Afternoon: Visit the North Carolina Museum of Art, which houses a collection of over 50,000 works of art from around the world.
  • Evening: Check out the fabled night life of South Glenwood Ave.
  • Food: Bida Manda, a Southeast Asian restaurant that serves modern takes on traditional dishes.

Day 2:

  • Morning: Visit the North Carolina State Capitol, the seat of government for the state of North Carolina.
  • Afternoon: Explore the Historic City Market, a collection of shops and restaurants housed in a historic building.
  • Evening: Catch a show at the Raleigh Little Theatre, a community theater that produces a variety of plays throughout the year.
  • Food: Centro Mexican Restaurant, at the very heart of downtown, Centro is known for its fresh, authentic Mexican cuisine and innovative margaritas and cocktails.

Day 3:

  • Morning: Visit the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, which has exhibits on dinosaurs, animals, and the natural world.
  • Afternoon: Take a walk or bike ride around Lake Johnson, complete with serene walking trails, sailboat and kayak rentals, fishing and concessions.
  • Evening:  Tour the variety of live music venues on Fayetteville st and surrounding areas.
  • Food:  Tonbo Ramen features a variety of mouth watering ramen bowls and Japanese tapas. Wash it all down with drinks from their upstairs bar.