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Thank You for the excellent customer service I received today. I have ordered from Adorable Baskets on several occasions and it is a pleasure to work with your staff. The recipients are always delighted with the baskets and the "live help" line is terrific. Thanks again! -Trish Jewett, Dubuque, IA"

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Raleigh, North Carolina - the City of Oaks"

Raleigh is the county seat of Wake County and the state capital of North Carolina, located in the eastern Piedmont area. The city was named after English colonizer and writer Sir Walter Raleigh. In 1865, Raleigh was surrendered to General William T. Sherman; however it wasn't until 1877 that Union forces withdrew officially.

Raleigh is part of the technological "Triangle" due to research and technology. The city offers a vast array of fun and entertainment as well as a large scale of business opportunities.

Interesting Raleigh Facts

The population of Raleigh was estimated to be 316,802 in 2003. Places of higher education offered in Raleigh include the North Carolina State University, Meredith College, Peace College, Saint Augustine's College, and Shaw University. Nearby cities are Cary, Garner, and Knightdale.

A few well-known residents that have inhabited Raleigh include President Andrew Johnson, Olympic athlete Marion Jones, and author David Sedaris. A famous local band is Whiskeytown. Raleigh was the filming location for the 1990 movie "The Handmaids Tale." Sports teams are (NHL) Carolina Hurricanes and (arena football) Rebels.

Things to Do While Touring Raleigh, NC

Raleigh offers several performing arts venues for those who prefer a cultural experience such as the North Carolina Symphony, the North Carolina Theater, the Raleigh Civic Symphony & Chamber Orchestra, and the Raleigh Little Theatre.

Parks and recreation areas for outdoor fun include Falls Lake State Park Recreation Area and the William B. Umstead State Park.

Several historical sites and museums can be found in Raleigh. The list includes the North Carolina Museum of History, the Contemporary Art Museum, the Raleigh City Museum, the North Carolina Museum of Art, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the Exploris.

The top attractions are the J.C. Raulston Arboretum, the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, the African-American Cultural Complex, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, the Barewall Gallery, the North Carolina State Gallery of Art and Design, the Archaeology and Historic Preservation Center, the Playspace Children's Museum, and the Museum of Art.

The North Carolina Museum of Life and Science (http://www.ncmls.org) has a large number of hands-on exhibits that demonstrate natural science concepts. The museum is situated on 80 acres. It offers a butterfly house, farmyard, train, and several more exhibits to explore.

One of the most popular places for visitors and residents alike is the Playspace Children's Museum (http://www.playspacemuseum.com). It offers fun for the entire family with unlimited hands-on, interactive, and creative playtime. The museum features a bank, a grocery store, a café, a hospital, an art room, a fire truck, a computer lab, a puppet theatre and dress-up stage, a train depot, and much more.

The William B. Umstead State Park is situated between the Research Triangle Park and the cities of Raleigh, Cary, and Durham. It is a peaceful, tranquil hideaway to escape the city atmosphere. The park is filled with trees, birds, and flowers. Visitors can picnic, fish, hike, or go horseback riding in this 5,577-acre park. It's a great location to explore wilderness and have fun at the city's feet.

Raleigh is full of places to experience indoor or outdoor activities. If you are interested in making Raleigh, North Carolina USA your next vacation destination, go to the city's Web site for more information. (http://www.raleighnc.gov)