Anchored by the cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, the Triangle ranks first in North Carolina and second in the country on U.S. News & World Report’s list of “Best Places to Live.” The growing region features top universities and some of the state’s best primary and secondary schools, plus beautiful greenways and parks, lively food and music scenes, family friendly activities, and cultural institutions such as Durham Performing Arts Center and North Carolina Museum of Art. Sports fans can enjoy a range of college athletics as well as professional hockey, soccer, and minor league baseball teams. With an affordable cost of living, strong sense of community, and proximity to mountains and beaches, the Triangle is a great place to call home.