Trip of the Week, Sponsored by Baton Rouge Metro Airport: Raleigh—For a feel-good summer, visit Raleigh

    Fly nonstop from BTR to Charlotte, Atlanta or Houston, and then on to the triangle of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. Wander the beautiful campuses along Tobacco Road, including NC State, Duke and UNC. For hot eateries and cool nightspots, you can always go downtown to Glenwood South. Go whole hog at Raleigh’s raucous Beer, Bourbon and BBQ Fest. Explore the natural wonders of the Eno River State Park. Cheer on the Durham Bulls, made famous by the 1988 film. Enjoy interactive galleries, live music and creative theatre at the historical Golden Belt. Blast off to the Morehead Planetarium, one of the nation’s oldest and largest science centers. Or say “hai” to the amazing culture, cuisine and crafts of North Carolina’s Japanese Summer Fest. Visit your favorite travel site for roundtrip fares as low as $213. And be sure to check out for more trip ideas.

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