Summer Staycation in the Triangle!

This summer is shaping up to be a hot one! Luckily, there are plenty of ways to enjoy those carefree summer days without spending too much time in the sun — and with no road trip required. Here’s how you can beat the heat with a summer staycation in the Triangle area in Raleigh-Durham this weekend.

Shop ‘Til You DropAerial view of escalators in an indoor shopping mall.

Where is there air conditioning and plenty to do indoors? The mall! The Triangle is known for its indoor shopping destinations, so you have plenty of choices when it comes to shopping and dining in style:

Wander Around a Museum

With so many choices in Durham and Raleigh alone, you could plan an entire afternoon around exploring local museums. Learn about science, art, history, and more from these fun cultural attractions around the Triangle:

Spend an Evening Under the Stars

A guitar player under blue lights on a stage.You don’t have to love camping to love spending the cooler summer nights outdoors. Here’s a sneak peek of what’s happening in the evenings around the Triangle this summer:

Cool Off by the Lake or Pool

What’s summer without a little bit of fun by the water? Whether you want to spend time at the beach (without driving to North Carolina’s coast) or want to splash around at a local pool, you have plenty of options for beating the summer heat around the Triangle:

Want to enjoy the pool without leaving home? We can help you find a community or a home with a pool! View a list of public pools in the Raleigh, Durham, Triangle area or reach out to your neighborhood specialist to learn more local places to cool off.

Our Team Knows Durham Inside and Out

Durham skyline with the American Tobacco Campus view at twilight.

Lisa Ellis and Company with Real Estate by Design have an insatiable passion for real estate, unparalleled knowledge of the Triangle area, and innovative approach that sets us above the rest as your Raleigh-Durham real estate agents. Our team provides step-by-step professional assistance from the listing your home or finding your new home through the closing. We are here to exceed expectations and ensure clients succeed and achieve their goals.

Whether you’re planning to buy a home or sell a home, contact us and let’s discuss your goals.



This year, Lisa Ellis was voted as one of the Best Real Estate Agents in Durham in the Durham Magazine.

Thank you, Durham!


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