Travel

Travel to Raleigh

Airport

The closest airport to the event is Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), which is about 20 minutes from the hotel by car. RDU is located along the western edge of Wake County, nearest to Morrisville, The Research Triangle Park and Cary: it is midway between downtown Raleigh and downtown Durham.

Ground Transportation

  • Rental cars are available for pick-up at RDU. Each of the rental car companies at RDU offers courtesy shuttles to their offices, which are located on airport property.
  • Ride sharing apps Uber and Lyft operate at RDU as well as in and around Raleigh.
  • Public transportation: The GoTriangle RDU Shuttle and Route 100 bus routes provides public bus service from RDU to downtown Raleigh. The Sheraton is located next to the Salisbury St at W Davie St. bus stop.
  • A variety of other ground transportation options, ranging from shuttles to buses are also available.

Lodging

Event Hotel – Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Most events will be held at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel Address:

421 South Salisbury Street
Raleigh, NC 27601
1.919.834.9900

If you would like to stay closer to NC State University, there are a few options:

Aloft Raleigh
2100 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607
1.919.828.9900

Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Raleigh/NC State
3741 Thistledown Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606
1.919.854.0001

StateView Hotel
2451 Alumni Drive
Raleigh, NC 27606
1.919.743.0055

There are also many other places to stay in Raleigh including house rentals through Airbnb and VRBO. Learn more

Parking

Parking is available for $12 daily at the Salisbury Deck in Downtown Raleigh. This parking deck is across the street from the event hotel, Sheraton Raleigh Hotel.

Salisbury Parking Deck
416 S Salisbury St
Raleigh, NC 27601

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Dining

Downtown Raleigh is host to a number of exceptional eateries, many within walking distance from the hotel. Please visit our Recommended Restaurants page to see a list of local restaurants that we recommend. You can also search via Yelp or peruse articles below. The week of November 1-7 is Triangle Vegan Restaurant week. You may want to check some of these restaurants out!

Exploring Raleigh and the greater Triangle region

There are many fun things to do in the Triangle region of North Carolina.

More info can be found in the links below:

In addition to Uber and Lyft, the GoRaleigh, GoCary (formerly C-Tran), downtown Raleigh R-LINE and Wolfline bus systems provide riders with an extensive network of local routes. The Research Triangle Region (Raleigh area, Durham and Chapel Hill) is served by the GoTriangle bus service. Bus fares are on the cheap, and lots of busses are equipped with Wi-Fi to play on your device while you ride! Learn more about Traveling by bus