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North Raleigh Rental homes and Neighborhood Information

With its lush landscape, the North Raleigh community offers a nice mix of a laid-back lifestyle and urban amenities. This neighborhood is located just 10 miles away from the center of North Carolina's capital city and around 16 miles from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. From private recreational clubs and large public parks to major retail centers and commercial office parks, North Raleigh has an ideal setting for work and play in the beautiful City of Oaks.

Featuring more than 130 stores, the Triangle Town Center is the premier shopping hub in North Raleigh. Situated just off the busy Capital Boulevard, this two-level shopping mall has over 1.27 million square feet of retail space, including multiple anchor stores and a food court. Plantation Point, Poyner Place, and Crabtree Valley Mall are popular shopping plazas located near the Triangle Town Center.

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Occupying nearly 70 acres in a residential area, Millbrook Exchange Park is one of the biggest and most active public parks in North Raleigh. This recreational hub includes more than 20 outdoor tennis courts, a fenced dog run and park, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and the Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults. Multiple fields at Millbrook Exchange Park also host local youth baseball and softball games. Other nearby parks to check out are the WRAL Soccer Park and the Shelly Lake Park.
The Neuse River meanders through North Raleigh and most of North Carolina. Whether you're into biking or hiking, you can enjoy various outdoor activities on the Neuse River Greenway and other connected paths. Some points along the Neuse River in North Raleigh are also open for kayaking, rafting, and other non-motorized water sports. Outdoor enthusiasts also love the Durant Nature Preserve.