Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Raleigh North
2617 Appliance Court
Raleigh, NC 27604
Phone: (919) 755-6005
Fax: (919) 755-9007
The whole family will have fun at this amusement center that includes three challenging 18 hole miniature golf courses, a multi-level laser tag arena, a quarter mile go-kart track, batting cages, and a video game room with over 100 video and prize games. A cafe is also on site.
Established in 1869, Historic Oakwood Cemetery is located in the Victorian neighborhood within stumbling distance of iconic city landmarks like the North Carolina State Capitol and Governor's Mansion. With a belief that pays respect to the dead while celebrating life, the 102 acres (41 hectares) of sprawling landscape is an archetypal 19th-century garden cemetery and final resting place for over 20,000 Raleigh citizens and political dignitaries including senators, war veterans and mayors. Henry Mordecai allocated an area to commemorate Confederate soldiers, adjacent to the House of Memory, an ode to men and women serving the nation. The verdant park of oaks and maples is punctuated with monumental tomb stones, sculptures, statues, inscriptions and carvings.
Mordecai Historic Park is steeped in heritage. Abode to some of North Carolina's most prestigious monuments, go back in time with a tour of the sprawling space. One of the oldest mansions in Raleigh, Mordecai House is well-preserved in its antebellum style and original glory. Constructed in 1785 and the home of the Mordecai family until 1964, authentic furnishings and artifacts are curated on display in the establishment. Other sites include the birth place of 17th American president, Andrew Johnson, the verdant Ellen Mordecai Garden, lovely St. Mark's Chapel and the historic city trolley. The park plays host to an array of public events throughout the year.
This historic Norman Gothic style chapel was built by students under the direction of Reverend Henry Beard Delany and the chapel houses the bishop's chair, a memorial of Delany's consecration as the first African American Episcopal Bishop in North Carolina.
This kitchen garden, located around the historic house that was the birthplace of President Andrew Johnson, is recreated from first hand descriptions of the garden as it was in the 1830s, and contains vegetables, herbs, and flowers that were grown in the mid-19th century.
The Peace College Main Building is a prime location on the campus of the distinguished Peace College. The main building was constructed from 1859 through 1862. It encompasses a massive land cover of approximately 8 acres (3.2 hectares). The building is a fine model of the Greek Revival style of architecture. Its stands registered on the National Register of Historic Places since the year 1973. The white columns of the building add up tremendous aesthetic value to the structure.
The Heck-Andrews House is a beautiful home that has adapted the Second Empire architectural style. Originally, the house of Jonathan McGee Heck it is now under the ownership of North Carolina government.
During the final year of the American Civil War, Raleigh National Cemetery was built so as to provide the Union's slain with a final resting place. Situated in downtown Raleigh, the cemetery spans seven acres (2.8 hectares), and is known particularly for its Artillery Monument. The cemetery is closed on all Federal holidays other than Memorial Day and Veterans Day.
These library and research center preserves archives of original and microfilm records of the Colony and State of North Carolina from 1663 to the present and is open to the public.
North Carolina State Legislative Building is a government building established in 1963. Currently, it houses the North Carolina General Assembly.
The Historic Haywood Hall was built in 1799 as a residence for John Haywood, the state's treasurer. Having been inherited through generations, today the structure houses a museum and is open for public tours. The museum showcases the family history and has a doll collection. One can walk around and take a look at the old-world furniture or relax in the garden outside. Cultural events and meetings are held here from time to time. The hall is an impressive specimen of early-American architecture.
The oldest house within the original city limits on its original site, this historic home was built by State Treasurer John Haywood and offers visitors the chance to learn about Haywood's descendants and 200 years of Raleigh's growth. Beautiful gardens are also on site that contain native plants and shrubs.