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Wake Forest overview

Wake Forest is a friendly place, distinct for its live music and sports, and known for its universities and shops. You'll find extensive bar and dining options. Take a campus tour or explore the area surrounding Duke University. Popular sights such as North Carolina State Capitol and PNC Arena won't disappoint. Wake Forest is a family- and business-friendly destination with something for everyone.

Where to stay in Wake Forest

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Wake Forest has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Wake Forest with Hotels.com by checking our online maps. These display the areas and neighbourhoods around all Wake Forest hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Wake Forest hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Wake Forest

Fly in to Raleigh, NC (RDU-Raleigh - Durham Intl.), 17.1 mi (27.6 km) from central Wake Forest.

What to see around Wake Forest

Fun activities in the area include these attractions:
  • • Polar Ice House
  • • Hill Ridge Farms
  • • Three Bears Acres
  • • Mordecai Historic Park
  • • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Gardens
Family-friendly attractions include:
  • • Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center
  • • Raleigh Rose Garden
  • • Theatre in the Park
  • • WRAL Azalea Gardens
  • • Frankie's Fun Park
A top highlight is the area's live music scene, as well as places like:
  • • Wake Forest Renaissance Centre
  • • Wake Forest Historical Museum
  • • North Raleigh Arts and Creative Theater
  • • African American Cultural Complex
  • • Cedar Creek Gallery
Below are some favourite shopping areas where you can find that perfect souvenir – or simply browse:
  • • Lafayette Village
  • • Triangle Town Center
  • • North Hills Shopping Center
  • • Raleigh Flea Market
  • • Crabtree Valley Mall
Take in the collegiate vibe with a visit to:
  • • Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • • Meredith College
  • • North Carolina State University
  • • Historic Yates Mill County Park
  • • North Carolina Central University
Popular places in the area include:
  • • North Carolina State Capitol
  • • PNC Arena
  • • Duke University

When to visit Wake Forest

Wondering when the best time to visit is? Here are seasonal trends to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperatures
  • January-March: 20°C day, -3°C night
  • April-June: 32°C day, 4°C night
  • July-September: 32°C day, 10°C night
  • October-December: 25°C day, -3°C night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • January-March: 283 cm
  • April-June: 284 cm
  • July-September: 348 cm
  • October-December: 249 cm
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