Raleigh, the Capital City of North Carolina, is also known as “City of Oaks” and one of the fastest growing areas in the country. The fun, lively vibe streets are packed with several museums, recreational facilities, restaurants, and public parks to explore. The “Top 10 Tastiest Towns in the South” has more than 1,200 restaurants to choose from, in a wide range of prices and cuisines. Raleigh also has a rich history in historical preservation with numerous historic neighborhoods to visit. In 2012, Raleigh was ranked fifth nationally for eco-friendly services. Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill make up the three primary cities of the “Research Triangle”.