RALEIGH, NC--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2014) - Nearly every childhood recalls memories of a state fair, from the hay rides and oversized pumpkins to the rollercoasters and deep-fried treats. From October 16th to the 26th, adults can relive their youth or share the joy with their own kids at the N.C. State Fair.

A location within 5 miles of the fairgrounds makes the Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley a convenient choice, and its State Fair Package makes it a smart one, too. Package guests at this extended-stay hotel in Raleigh, North Carolina enjoy adult admission for two, a book of ride tickets and a choice between studio ($144 per night) or one-bedroom ($149 per night) suite accommodations. Those staying at the hotel also enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast each morning and complimentary in-room Wi-Fi.

After starting the morning with a filling, free breakfast, guests of this hotel in Raleigh, North Carolina can make their way to the fairgrounds, where they'll find plenty of ways to spend the day. Begin with a relaxing stroll through the Flower & Garden Show, featuring flowers, herbs and potted plants, themed gardens and expert demos on everything from pumpkin carving to flower arranging. At the Folk Festival, dancers and musicians from across the state compete for a coveted trophy, with performances that include square dancing and bluegrass music. At the Got to Be NC Wine and Craft Beer exhibit, visitors can sample and purchase selections from 12 rotating local wineries and breweries.

Of course it wouldn't be a fair without games and rides, and this one's got plenty. In addition, visitors will find an art exhibition, tractor pulls and demo derbies, a nightly fireworks display and a miniature farm. The fair near this business hotel in Raleigh will also feature musical performances from top names, including Vanilla Ice, Tamela Mann, Clay Walker, The Newsboys, Trace Adkins and Joan Jett & the Heartbreakers.

About the Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley
Guests of the Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley are central to nearly every point of interest in the area, from the Carolina Hurricanes' PNC Arena, Crabtree Valley Mall, fairgrounds and Carter Finley Stadium to North Carolina State University, Centennial Campus, Rex Hospital and Research Triangle Park (RTP). And thanks to the nearby I-40, destinations including Durham, Duke University and Chapel Hill are also within reach. A central location is only one of the things that make this hotel a top choice for travelers. Spacious suites, available in studio and one- or two-bedroom configurations, offer a full kitchen, complimentary Wi-Fi and dedicated areas for sleeping, eating, working and relaxing. Guests of this Raleigh hotel start the day with free breakfast, and can enjoy a complimentary Manager's Social each evening Monday through Thursday. Snacks and sundries are available 24/7 in The Market. Active guests have plenty of options, including a walking/running trail next door and the hotel's fitness center and putting green. Due to its location near office campuses and universities, the hotel is the ideal option for meetings and events, and offers space for up to 100 guests and full catering.

Contact Information:

Residence Inn Raleigh Crabtree Valley
2200 Summit Park Lane
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612