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Raleigh Car Rentals & Travel Guide

With nothing but a glass of sweet tea in your hand and a song in your heart, you embark on an evening walk in the City of Oaks. A cool breeze tickles your cheek, and the sun begins its daily descent toward the horizon. A city landscape that blends the majestic state capitol and quaint Southern restaurants can only mean one thing: You’ve found your way to Raleigh.

More than just a city lined with proud trees, Raleigh is practically a rainbow of flavor. Rental cars in Raleigh open the road to the adventure of a lifetime, from tours of President Andrew Johnson’s birthplace to afternoons spent exploring the North Carolina Museum of Art. Thanks to cheap rental cars in Raleigh, you’re never far from your next opportunity to dive into the culture and diverse communities of the city. Buckle up and let’s get going!

Cruising through the City of Oaks

Between the fine dining and the taste of history, there are plenty of ways to delight your senses during your time in Raleigh. Spend a morning at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Gardens, dedicated to the man who had a dream that we might all enjoy a world rich in civil rights. Let your heart fill and your eyes feast on the lush trees and serene fountains in the park. Hop into one of our Raleigh car rentals, and soon you’re on your way to Pullen Park to ride the paddleboats, or cruising to Yates Mill, where a wildlife refuge and 18th-century mill transport you to another time.

When you take advantage of rental car deals in Raleigh, a day trip to the capital’s sister city is a breeze. Park your car at Durham’s Eno River State Park and wander through the secluded trails; it'll be easy to forget Durham's bustling downtown is just a 10-minute drive away. Fuel up during a trip to Durham's thriving downtown—East Main Street delivers an assortment of restaurants and bars where you can rub elbows with locals and try famous Southern fare.

Where to Stay in Raleigh

There are loads of accommodations in the City of Oaks, most of them within a short drive of North Carolina State University and its beloved mascots, Mr. and Mrs. Wuf. Book a room at the Hyatt Place Raleigh West, and you’re a stone’s throw from Trinity Square and PNC Arena. At Sheraton Raleigh Hotel, you’re smack in the middle of the downtown district, so you can enjoy a nightcap on a rooftop bar before walking back to your accommodations for room service with a view. At the Hyatt Place Raleigh-Durham Airport, you don’t have to spare amenities to be near the departures gate. Whether you stay downtown or on the outskirts of the city, when you rent a car in Raleigh you’re never far from the soft sensuality of the mountains in the distance…or a soothing plate of soul food.

The lush leaves and historic parks of North Carolina’s capital city await, wise wanderer. Find a car rental in Raleigh on Travelocity today, and the only thing that’s left to do is pack your bags and prepare your taste buds for a serving of chocolate chess pie.

Here at Travelocity, we’re committed to helping you score cheap deals on Raleigh car rentals. We’ll have your rental car waiting for you as soon as you arrive in town. Traveling with your whole family in tow? Choose a spacious and affordable van to keep your crew sane throughout the trip. Exploring the city with your sweetheart? Reserve a swanky two-seater as you paint the town red. With our low rates on rental cars in Raleigh, you can go out and smell the roses, without stressing out your bank account. You can even use our mobile booking app to snag exclusive deals, so you can spend more on your adventures and less on your vehicle.

How Much Does it Cost to Rent a Car in Raleigh?

The cheapest car rentals in Raleigh found within the past 7 days were $5 per day. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.