Have you caught the travel bug but are not comfortable jumping on a plane yet? Why not plan a staycation in your own backyard? For this week’s Friday Five, we have put together an itinerary for the perfect touristy weekend in Raleigh! Grab your fanny pack and a few airplane bottles 😉, it’s time for your Friday Five.
Don’t worry, we did not! Hop into spring with our tasty adult Easter basket! Register to win a basket packed full of everything you need to make your own Bunny Shots. The basket includes one bottle of Baileys Irish Cream, a fifth of Smirnoff Vanilla, and two chocolate Easter bunnies. Easter may have passed but Bunny Shots are always a good idea.
10th & Terrace at Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown recently won the “Highest Elevation” award in Raleigh Magazine’s “Best Bars” for 2020, and it is not hard to see why! Go see what all the talk is about and make sure you tell them the gals at Raleigh Weekend sent you. The best part—there is no need to worry about how you are going to get home—just take the elevator down to your room at Residence Inn.
The tent that is up during the winter months at Mulino has been taken down. Go enjoy the beautiful weather on their one-of-a-kind open-air patio. We recommend giving one of their craft cocktails a try while you soak up some sun by their reflecting pool.
Heights House Hotel is one of the newest boutique hotels in Raleigh and is located in a restored 1858 Italianate mansion. They are currently accepting reservations with availability beginning Thursday, May 6, 2021. From the photos, all we have to say is “WOW”! Check them out online and go ahead and book that staycation.
Focusing on outstanding examples of art, craft, and design, the museum utilizes cross-disciplinary collaborations and its extensive collections to foster critical thinking and expand worldviews. The Gregg did not begin as a museum and has quite an interesting backstory. Learn more at Gregg.Arts.NCSU.edu. Timed entry reservations will no longer be needed starting April 13, 2021.
Ranked by Insider as one of the top 25 museums in the country, the North Carolina Museum of Art is an absolute must-see. The museum is comprised of two buildings: the recently-completed West Building, which holds the permanent collection, and the original building (East Building), which offers rotating exhibitions and educational programs. Stop in before July 11, 2021, to visit their Golden Mummies of Egypt exhibit!
It’s a holiday weekend and we know you are trying to sneak out of work early today, but trust us, you are not going to want to miss this week’s giveaway. Chocolate and vodka and Baileys… oh, my! But, before we get to the goods, we’re here to help you plan your weekend brunch libations. Here’s where you can find mimosa specials in Raleigh. 🍾 Now grab your Easter basket and make those Sunday brunch reservations, it is time for your Friday Five!