A family visit to Raleigh's North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is sure to impress. Photo by Karen Swain/VisitRaleigh.com
A family visit to Raleigh's North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is sure to impress. Photo by Karen Swain/VisitRaleigh.com

Raleigh Family Travel Guide

North Carolina's second-biggest city, Raleigh, is packed with opportunities for kids of all ages to have a ball and learn something at the same time. The city is home to a dozen colleges and universities, but if you're not quite ready for a four-year commitment, engage the kids' brains by stopping into one of Raleigh's museums or science centers. If you're after a more active kind of fun, take the family to one of the city's many adrenaline-pumping attractions, from arcades to escape rooms and parks. Read on to discover the best things to do in Raleigh, NC, with kids.