First Things First
Notify the following of your move: banks, brokerage firms, your employer’s human resources department, magazine and newspapers you subscribe to, and credit card, insurance, utility companies.
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) serves the Research Triangle Region of North Carolina, a multi-county area that includes the state capitol of Raleigh, as well as the vibrant cities of Durham, Chapel Hill and Cary along with dozens of larger towns and small communities throughout the central portion of the state.
The Research Triangle Park (RTP) is the largest research park in the United States. This is a vibrant community of over 200 companies and the most brilliant minds coming together.
The Capital Area Greenway System is a network of public open spaces and recreational trails which provides for activities such as walking, jogging, hiking, bird watching, nature study, fishing, picnicking and outdoor fun. The trails connect to many of the local parks. The Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department has over 200 parks which features anything from art centers, athletic facilities, community centers, lakes, nature preserves, off-leash dog parks, playgrounds, swimming pools, historic homes, and open spaces.
The R-LINE is Downtown Raleigh's FREE bus service to connect employees, residents and visitors to retail, restaurants, entertainment venues and parking in the Central Business District (CBD). GoRaleigh provides bus service throughout Raleigh.
Raleigh is abundant in the arts and cultural entertainment. Whether it is attending a live concert, theater on stage, a sporting event, or attending an art gallery, you can find something to do in Raleigh practically every night of the week.