Triangle Living is good! Centrally located, the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, & Chapel Hill) offers a high quality of life, mixing historic charm with modern living, top rated schools and diverse cultural attractions. The Triangle’s mild climate affords residents the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities year round. It’s simply one of the best places to live, work, and raise a family. See how good Triangle Living is by reading a few of the areas latest accolades:
Forbes recently evaluated the 100 largest metro areas and ranked Raleigh as the Best City for Raising a Family. They compared; cost of living, housing affordability, home ownership rates, commuting times, crime and schools.
The Triangle is always making the “Top 10” for something; Best place to Live, Best Place to Retire, you name it. Now Cary and Apex can proudly say they are on the list of “Americas 10 Safest Suburbs”, the two ranked #6 and #7 out of the 100+ communities evaluated by Movoto (a brokerage real estate firm operating in 30 states).
Recently, Pittsboro was named a “North Carolina Certified Retirement Destination”, awarded by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. In order to qualify, the community was evaluated on a number of different criteria including; cost of living, taxes, crime rate, access to quality medical care, educational, recreational and cultural opportunities. The designation means is that Pittsboro has all of the amenities needed in retirement to offer a high quality of life.
How far is it from Raleigh to Chapel Hill, or
City Center to City Center
Raleigh to Cary * 18 Minutes/12.1 Miles * Raleigh to Apex * 21 Minutes /15.6 Miles * Raleigh to Durham * 29 Minutes /24.5 Miles * Raleigh to Chapel Hill * 38 Minutes /28.4 Miles * Chapel Hill to Durham * 26 Minutes /11.2 Miles * Raleigh to Pittsboro * 43 Minutes/34 Miles
Chapel Hill is a university town offering the quaintness and charm of a small town, but with all the benefits of a metropolitan area. It’s the best of small town living with a unique cosmopolitan atmosphere. Home to the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill has a variety of cultural attractions, great dining choices and a vibrant downtown. The combined Chapel Hill/Carrboro schools system is recognized as being one of the top rated systems in the state. The communities of Chapel Hill and Carrboro make up one point of what is referred to as the “Triangle”.
Chapel Hill Visitors Bureau * Chapel Hill Area Guide *Chapel Hill/Carrboro Neighborhoods
As part of Wake County, Cary is one of the fastest growing communities in the area. In spite of this growth, the town still maintains its small town charm, but has all the attributes of a metropolitan area. Part of Cary’s popularity is its strategic location, conveniently located just 10 miles from Research Triangle Park, and 8 miles from Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Cary is the summer home to the North Carolina Symphony and is also home to USA Baseball.
Cary Visitors Center * Cary Area Guide
Conveniently located between Chapel Hill and Raleigh, Durham is a great place to “call home” its quality of life contribute greatly to its appeal. Durham has its share of unique restaurants and shopping destinations including the “Streets of Southpoint” featuring Nordstrom’s and many other fine stores. Most of the Research Triangle Park lies within Durham, which is home to Duke University, North Carolina Central University and the North Carolina School of Science & Math (the nations first state supported residential high school for students gifted in science and math).
Durham Visitors Center * Durham Area Guide * Durham Neighborhoods
The state capital of North Carolina, an historic city with architecturally distinctive government, commercial and residential buildings.
￼￼Raleigh has all the attributes that make a city livable and attractive to newcomers. Home to North Carolina State University, North Carolina Museum of Art, and the North Carolina Symphony. Raleigh is the largest of the three communities that make up the “Triangle”.
Raleigh Visitors Center * Raleigh Area Guide * Raleigh Neighborhoods
Pittsboro is a charming historic town just 18 miles south of Chapel Hill in Chatham County. Residents enjoy the quaintness and friendliness of their small town, but also enjoy its convenient access to all parts of the Triangle. Pittsboro has been named a “North Carolina Certified Retirement Destination”, awarded by the North Carolina Department of Transportation. The designation means is that Pittsboro has all of the amenities needed in retirement to offer a high quality of life. Additionally, Chatham is home to Jordan Lake, one of the areas best recreational lakes.
Pittsboro Visitors Center * Pittsboro Area Guide * Pittsboro Neighborhoods