Area Info

You’ll get the best of both worlds in Wake Forest, a picturesque community with small town charm that also offers the conveniences of the larger Triangle metropolitan area. Wake Forest’s historic district, which offers a thriving culture of arts and entertainment, is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy strolls down tree-lined streets, browse the farmers market, and explore a Wake Forest Festival.

Traditions has the perfect location to enjoy whatever you love in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Whether it’s cheering for your favorite college or professional sports team, attending one of the many area festivals or concerts, or visiting a museum, you’ll get it all in Wake Forest and in all of the Triangle.


The town of Wake Forest is heavily invested in its future leaders. An outstanding public school system is available to the town’s youth, while the greater Triangle area also provides magnet, private, and charter schools. The Triangle is also known for its world-class universities, including Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University.

Wake County Public School System


Traditions is located just outside of North Raleigh in Wake Forest. Not only is it just 30 minutes from downtown Raleigh, but its proximity to major highways and interstates puts you on the fast track to major work centers, medical facilities, schools, restaurants, and shopping. Across the street from Traditions is Gateway Commons, a new shopping center that includes Lowes Foods, Ace Hardware and more. And whether you love the beach or enjoy the scenic views of the mountains, you’re not far away.

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