5 Raleigh life hacks

Pro tips every Raleighite should know.

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A very important question about the City of Oaks is trending on Reddit: “What’s a Raleigh ‘Life Hack’ that you know of?

Here are some of our favorite responses:

✈️ RDU has an observation deck open to the public.

🍴 The food at UNC Rex Healthcare is worth a try. It was even named on Condé Nast Traveler’s list of Great Meals in Unexpected Places.

🛶 Wake County residents can borrow kayaks, canoes, rowboats, pedal boats, and stand-up paddle boards for free at Lake Crabtree County Park. Boat rentals open in May.

🎡 You can get free, two-hour admission to the NC State Fair to grab lunch (weekdays only).

🚗 When driving on Wade Avenue, stay in the right lane to avoid getting caught behind a left-turning vehicle.

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