Near Raleigh

vfiles6311Cambridge Village of Apex is located just outside Raleigh N.C. Raleigh this the Capitol city for North Carolina and  is proud to be home to statewide performing arts groups, multiple community theaters and an outstanding variety of visual arts offerings. Lively, smart and unexpected, Greater Raleigh’s historic landmarks and burgeoning cosmopolitan offerings—arts, festivals, sports, hospitality and shopping—in a one-of-a-kind capital setting make it a “can’t miss” cultural and entertainment center of the Southeast for leisure, business and events.Located centrally on the East Coast, Greater Raleigh is halfway between Florida and New York City making transportation easy from the major population centers. The location is also convenient for side trips to the beautiful beaches of Wilmington or North Carolina’s Outer Banks, to the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains to the west or to the “Home of American Golf” to the south in Pinehurst.

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As home to 10 traditional universities and colleges and numerous satellite campuses and for-profit institutions of higher education, the Raleigh area is unusually rich in educational opportunities. Among the traditional colleges are North Carolina State University, a major research center; a private women’s college; a law school; two seminaries; and two historically black universities. As one of the three “corners” of the Research Triangle Region, Raleigh’s academic research network is enhanced by the presence of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and by Duke University and North Carolina Central University in Durham.

All of these North Carolina universities are within a 45-minute commute of each other and from The Research Triangle Park, one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious R&D business parks (located in Durham and Wake counties).

Adrenaline Junkies looking for excitement in the Raleigh area have a lot to choose from. From edge-of-your seat North Carolina State football and Carolina Hurricanes NHL hockey to minor-league baseball with the Carolina Mudcats and Cary’s Carolina RailHawks pro soccer team, Greater Raleigh is a big-time sports destination.

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