The 10 Best Places to Live in the South

Raleigh, North Carolina, is no small town. Home to about 470,000 residents, it doesn't register as a major U.S. city either. Still, this Southern g...

January 9, 2023
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Raleigh, North Carolina, is no small town. Home to about 470,000 residents, it doesn't register as a major U.S. city either. Still, this Southern gem spoils locals as if it were — with a booming foodie scene, an abundance of craft-breweries and top-notch arts and cultural offerings (most of which are free!), plus more than 9,000 acres of parkland. The City of Oaks is also notably more diverse than North Carolina as a whole and celebrates this fact. The Out! Raleigh pride celebration and the African American Cultural Festival are just two examples.

Adam Hardy