My husband and I are thinking of relocating and in our research came across Raleigh. I wanted to see if anyone has relocated from the Atlanta area and get their opinions. We are both originally from Florida but have no interest in moving back there. We like the weather for the most part in Atlanta, love the change of season. I guess we are looking for an area that is a little closer to the water and I think Raleigh is about 2 hrs away. For us that is a major improvement from 5 hrs like we are right now. We also enjoy more of an artsy feel with enough to do but not so spread out. Housing and schools are important but we don't have children yet so it wouldn't be an immediate priority. In terms of nightlife we prefer going out to a nice dinner and possibly a local bar to get a drink. I like that Chapel Hill is a college town. We both prefer local restaurants over chains and I can't live without a Whole Foods. We do like the variety of restaurants that Atlanta has to offer and one of my concerns is moving somewhere that wouldn't have a wide variety. If anyone can give me some more insight into the Raleigh area I would appreciate it!! Thanks!