Home to North Carolina State University, Southwest Raleigh is the city’s creative district. There is always something going on, whether it be an event the university is hosting or other community festivities. Southwest Raleigh is friendly to those who love the outdoors. The North Carolina Art Museum is bikable and the region hosts the City of Oaks Marathon. These little road races allow you to enjoy the beautiful scenery of Raleigh on foot. Even a fitness trail in Kaplan Drive Park is lined with unusual art, such as teepees made of sticks. For those looking to get their hands dirty, play around Lake Johnson or participate in the Wedge Community Garden. There are also a number of unique businesses in the area that sell handmade, interesting products for affordable prices. Southwest Raleigh is always brimming with youthful vibrancy and a sense of fun.
If you're not sure how much an apartment will cost, the table below shows the average price by size.