U.S. News & World Report ranks Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina as one of the top 5 “Best Places to Live”

The Triangle is a region of North Carolina anchored by the cities of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. It includes the world-renowned Research Triangle Park and is home to several well-respected universities.

Local recreational opportunities abound, and it’s just a short drive to the mountains or the coast. There is abundant local hiking and canoeing, a multitude of parks and recreational areas, and excellent golf and tennis facilities. The area is home to Carolina Hurricanes hockey and Durham Bulls minor league baseball. Non-stop college athletic events occur all along “Tobacco Road.”

Vibrant cultural amenities include the nationally recognized Durham Performing Arts Center, the North Carolina Symphony, the Carolina Ballet, the Museum of Life and Science and the North Carolina Museum of Art. In the last year, Durham alone has received many national accolades for its green initiatives as well as a prominent “foodie” culture that boasts famous local chefs, restaurants, and breweries.