You’ve Never Seen Anything Quite Like This Art Park In North Carolina

Our state’s capital is abuzz with a variety of outdoor activities. You could spend all weekend at this enormous flea market, or spend a day zipping around Pullen Park on the rails. But one oft-overlooked outdoor activity deserves some love, too. Many people may not choose a museum as among their first choices for outdoor recreation, but here’s why the North Carolina Museum of Art deserves to be at the top of your list of outdoor spots to explore in the Tar Heel State:

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

The Ann and Jim Goodnight Museum Park is located at the North Carolina Museum of Art at 2110 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC 27607. Visitor parking is free and located in the Blue Ridge lot on the right after entering the Museum drive. The park is free and open 365 days a year from dawn to dusk. Pets are allowed, as long as they are leashed and you clean up after them. For more information, see this link on the official website of the North Carolina Museum of Art.