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The Westchase neighborhood northwest of Raleigh is between that city and Durham and is convenient to Interstate 540. Westchase is in the 27613 ZIP code.
Westchase was designed to have residential traffic only, so the streets don’t see too many cars. With big lots and mature trees, the streets are shady and a great place to walk or learn to ride a bike.
Living in Westchase feels like the being in the country, but it’s not far from anywhere in the Raleigh-Durham area. Interstate 540 is less than five minutes away. The neighborhood is also right around the corner from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. With arterial roads that lead downtown convenient to the neighborhood, getting to the arts and entertainment districts or museums is a snap.
Green spaces and parks have always been a big part of North Carolina culture, and Westchase is close to many. The William B Umstead State Park is within a bike ride of Westchase. This attraction is a 6,000-acre oasis of nature surrounded by a growing metropolis and offers camping, fishing, hiking, and a bridle path. Leesville Community Park is a greenbelt with a hiking trail and a great place for bird watching. Lynn Lake Park has baseball and turf fields and a walking path that follows the bank of picturesque Lynn Lake.
The Raleigh-Durham area will keep a sports fan busy all year. The Durham Bulls play class-A baseball in the area, and the Raleigh Mudcats play triple-A ball. The National Hockey League and Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes play in downtown Raleigh. And when the Blue Devils of Duke University take on the Tar Heels of the University of North Carolina, the whole town stops to watch two of the most successful teams in NCAA basketball mixing it up.