Find things to do in Morrisville and nearby Raleigh

For a comfortable hotel room near public universities like Duke, UNC, or NC State, choose the Country Inn & Suites in Morrisville, NC. Located off I-40, our hotel puts you close to a number of things to do nearby like browsing the vendors at the State Farmers Market, attending concerts at PNC Arena, or catching a hockey game at Carter-Finley Stadium. Families love the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, home to world-class dinosaur fossils and whale exhibits, as well as nearby shopping centers like Brier Creek Commons.

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State Farmers Market Raleigh

11.01 mi / 17.72 km from the hotel
Pack a pair of comfortable sneakers. You’ll need them when you visit the State Farmers Market, home to 75 acres of vegetable, fruit, cheese, and specialty gift vendors, plus a garden center and great dining options.

Carolina Theatre

10.47 mi / 16.85 km from the hotel
Head into downtown Raleigh for a night out at this theater, which offers more than 60 films and concerts each year. Check the website to find out what’s showing while you’re in town.

Meredith College

8.42 mi / 13.55 km from the hotel
Established in 1891, Meredith College is the Southeast’s largest college for undergraduate women.

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

11.36 mi / 18.28 km from the hotel
Fun for all ages, this museum features a variety of exhibits that provide hours of entertainment. Be sure to check out the world’s only dinosaur specimen with a fossilized heart and a collection of whale skeletons.

North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame

11.42 mi / 18.38 km from the hotel
Located on the third floor of the NC Museum of History, this gallery honors famous North Carolinian athletes, including Dale Earnhardt and Jim “Catfish” Hunter.

PNC Arena

6.71 mi / 10.8 km from the hotel
See sporting events and musical acts like Justin Timberlake and Carrie Underwood at this arena that can accommodate nearly 20,000 fans.

Carter-Finley Stadium

7.81 mi / 12.56 km from the hotel
Cheer on the North Carolina State University Wolfpack football team at Carter-Finley Stadium, which can host up to 56,000 fans.