5 Fun Things To Do With Your Friends
The Triangle Area is packed with many ways to have fun, explore, and indulge one’s curiosities or palette. Here are some absolutely worth checking out.
1. Solve Challenges And Beat The Clock in an Escape Room
A unique experience awaits you at Amaze Room Escapes right here in Raleigh! Do you and your friends love a good challenge, solving problems, and working together for a common goal? Then you will love trying to escape from one of the three rooms they have available. Within 60 minutes groups must use clues and hints to develop strategies to solve puzzles and problems and ultimately escape. It is an invigorating way for everyone to have engaged fun. You can boast about your great escape online by posting the picture each group takes after getting out. Give them a call to reserve your spot, and if your group is large then be sure to give them a heads up several days in advance.
2. Immerse Yourself in Art and Science at a Museum
It’s easy to spend all day at The North Carolina Museum of Art with their 12 galleries, but don’t worry if you get hungry – the Iris restaurant offers a scrumptious menu that will satisfy your appetite after walking around. They also boast having one of the largest collections of the famous sculptor Auguste Rodin’s work in the Southeast. The best part about this museum is that it’s free! If you love science and discovery then check out the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, which is the largest history museum in the southeastern United States. There are many other museums in the area. Save yourself a headache by checking additional feeds or policies online before you go, such as whether or not you should leave your backpack or camera at home.
3. Go Outside and Enjoy State Park
Scientists have studied the effects of nature on people and have confirmed that a walk outside has many physical and mental health benefits. In fact, the great outdoors have served as a muse for philosophers, musicians, and artists throughout human history. You can rent a canoe at William B. Umstead State Park you can rent a canoe, a shelter with a fireplace, or even rent a cabin.
4. Visit A Brewery
There was a time when the United States was not known for beer, but with the craft beer movement gaining popularity America’s brews are even receiving international acclaim and have even beat out some German beers in popularity. Raleigh is not only one of the top areas in the country for craft beer, it’s even been named one of the best in the world. Take a “brews cruise” by checking out local favorites in Raleigh and the surrounding areas such as Neuse River Brewing Company, Raleigh Brewing Company, Brewery Bhavana, Ponysaurus and Barrel Culture Brewing and Blending.
5. Smell The Flowers at a Botanical Garden
Spend some time in curated nature and learn about plants and flowers that are native to the Tar Heel State. One of the most diverse and largest collections of landscapes in the Southeast can be found at the JC Raulston Arboretum at N.C. State University. The Juniper Level Botanic Garden is another educational and research garden, and it offers horticulture classes as well as retreats for curious minds that love to learn.