Triangle Glides offers Segway, electric bike, and stand-up paddleboard sales, rentals, and lessons. Located inside the historic City Market, the store is a great place to begin a local outdoor adventure. City explorers can choose from a number of guided Segway tours around parts of Raleigh, including downtown, Oakwood, the City Center, and elsewhere. The electric bikes make riding up the city's hills a breeze, and paddleboards are a great way to check out local water features like Lake Wheeler.
DECO Raleigh is a gift shop that features the work of local artisans in pottery, prints, cards, jewelry, textiles and t-shirts. The art deco style sign out front leads to a storehouse of the artisan’s work and more, including postcards, prints, candles and anything one might need to make a unique gift. The store has a parklet out front for prime downtown seating, and hosts art-related events from time to time.
Built in the early 1900s, City Market still holds a lot of old world charm. The building was renovated in 1988 to house specialty shops, art galleries, and restaurants, but the original cobblestone streets remain. There is a festive atmosphere here on the weekends, when the trees are lit in the evening and live music is played on the streets. A trolley runs Thursday through Saturday nights, offering free transportation to other downtown locales.
Opened in 1972, Crabtree Valley Mall is one the largest malls in the Southeastern United States, with 1,326,000 square feet (123,189 square meters) of over 200 shops and restaurants. Visitors will find an array of shopping options for gifts, furniture, toys, books, electronics, and clothing. A large food court with a handful of restaurants keeps shopper energy levels up. The mall hosts events geared toward visitors and the greater Raleigh community throughout the year.
Enjoy the flurry and excitement at this market that specializes in selling local produce. Farm fresh fruits, vegetables, and other organic produce are easily available here. After sampling the many peaches, eggplants and tomatoes, one can also pick out a few colorful flowers for the garden or purchase bread, confections, and craft items that are sold by busy vendors offering bargains.
Large and airy, Morgan Imports is a unique gift and home furnishing store, and offers visitors a eclectic collection of items for sale including gardening tools, kitchenware, greeting cards, toys, clothing, and furniture. The store, which was opened in a different Durham location in 1969, has been housed in the restored Durham Laundry Building since 1991. It’s a pleasure to shop or browse under the building’s skylights and high ceilings.
Walmart requires no introduction. Drive down to the outlet on Chapel Hill Road for whatever you may need.
Dover Saddlery is an acclaimed chain selling equestrian essentials. This Dover Saddlery outlet finds itself in the northern suburbs of the city and stocks an elaborate collection of horse riding gear, stable requisites and other accessories. The friendly staff at this Saddlery store also assist new riders to choose the best products as per their needs and requirements.