Where's the best nightlife in the Triangle?

When moving to a new area, parents might want to know where the best schools are located, while senior citizens or empty-nesters may like to know where they can enjoy a round of golf or explore the local scenery. However, the scene that students or young professionals are most likely interested in is the local nightlife. As you search MLS listings in Raleigh-Durham, consider homes for sale around a few of these areas in the Triangle if you're looking to have a wild night out and enjoy a few cocktails.

For those planning to live in Chapel Hill, you'll certainly want to live near Franklin Street in order to experience the best bar hopping and pubs in the area. Fun and excitement runs along the three miles of Franklin Street, divided into West and East Franklin, and include old taverns, sports bars and live music venues.

Downtown Raleigh is another great place for singles and partygoers. Here, there are lively martini and cigar lounges, comedy clubs, brew pubs and a variety of other entertainment options. Areas in Raleigh that are especially fun at night include Fayetteville Street and Glenwood South.