If you are a runner, jogger, hiker, or biker, the city of Raleigh should be on top of your list. However, Raleigh is a great stopover even if you are non of the above. There’s always lots of fun things to do in Raleigh and you’ll find many tourist destination around the city where you can do sightseeing and outdoor activities.
Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina, USA. Its land is characterized by rolling hills and tall oak trees.
Because of its hilly terrain, Raleigh is one of the top destinations for hiking and mountain biking. Throughout the city, you can find bike lanes and biking trails. There are also mountain bike rentals if you wish to explore the city.
Parks and gardens also abound the city. Most of them are often equipped with biking trails and pedestrian paths to help bicyclists and joggers to be safer outdoors. There is also an extensive greenway system throughout Raleigh if you want to have a more scenic and more peaceful biking experience.
After a day of biking, walking, and sightseeing, you can head to a yoga center near you. Yoga classes and sessions can be found around the city.
Raleigh features a humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and humid, winters are cool and often freezing, and rainfall is spread throughout the year. In the coldest month of January, the average temperature is 5 °C (41 °F). In July, the city’s hottest month, the mean temperature is 26.7 °C (80 °F).
Spring and autumn are great times to visit the city because the weather is not so hot and rainfall is relatively lower than the summer season. These seasons are also the best times to go biking and hiking in and around Raleigh.
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