Cameron Village is a popular spot for Raleigh locals. It is minutes from downtown Raleigh and the museum district, which is enough of a reason for people to enjoy living there. But within the village itself and within walking distance there are numerous reasons to love Cameron Village.
Cameron Village has become a mecca of foodie restaurants. from comfort foods, to bars to brunch and fine dining, you can find something to please your palate!
Tazza Kitchen is known for it's made from scratch wood fired cooking, thoughtfully sourced ingredients & craft beverages. The menu is filled with interesting condiments such as tomatillo fig jam and dressed up favorites like the Spicy Sausage and Black Pepper Honey Pizza
Tupelo Honey, originally founded in downtown Asheville, is known for their creative twists on southern comfort food. Their menu is seasonal and made from scratch. It includes menu items such as Roasted Carolina Mountain Trout with Herbed Garlic Butter and Cornbread Stuffing and other southern delicacies. Tupelo Honey serves lunch, dinner, brunch, dessert and cocktails.
A southern staple, Rise Biscuits and Donuts was originally founded in Durham, NC and has expanded through the south. Their "craveworthy" breakfast sweets and savories are made from scratch using quality ingredients. Donuts come in unique flavors like Creme Brulee and Maple Bacon.
Cameron Village is a fantastic place to find items you wouldn't find in a traditional mall. With plenty of boutique and independently owned stores, it's easy to find that perfect piece or gift. Some favorite stores are bevello, The Local Squirrel, Shutterbugs, and one of my favorites if you like to cook, Penzeys.
Cameron village has a phenomenal public library. They have good wifi available, a large selection of books and other media and numerous events and classes for children through adults. The building was recently redesigned by architect Louis Cherry and the fresh modern design really fits downtown Raleigh. Works of art are displayed throughout the building.
Raleigh Little Theatre is a community theatre a few blocks from Cameron Village. The intimacy of the venue means fantastic visibility, especially for children. They offer both adult and children's performances, as well as outdoor shows and movie nights in the Rose Garden.
Pullen Park is a Raleigh landmark. This historic 66 acre park was established in 1887. It was the first public park in North Carolina and it is the 5th oldest amusement park in the United States.
Tickets are available at the Welcome Center and are required for riding the restored, antique merry-go-round, the kiddie boats, train and pedal boats. Other amenities at Pullen Park are:
Warm Water Therapy Pool
Lap & Recreational Swimming
Extensive studios and equipment
pottery, jewelry-making, painting, bookmaking, drawing, fiber arts, weaving & glass arts
Special Events & Gallery Exhibits
Pullen Place Cafe
Healthy meals and snacks made with fresh, local and seasonal products.
Theatre in the Park
Fully air conditioned, black box theatre located at Pullen Park's North end.
6 Tennis Courts
2 Ball fields
All ages swing area with traditional and bucket swings
Sand & water play area
Separated play spaces for older and younger children
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