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Fairy houses to visit around Raleigh

Posted January 30, 2021 8:00 a.m. EST

While you're walking in the Annie Wilkerson Nature Preserve, be sure to check out the fairy trail -- filled with homes for the fairies to visit.

Looking for some magic and wonder on your next walk? Check out these fairy houses hidden around Raleigh.

1. Fairy Trail at Annie Wilkerson Nature Preserve

The next time you visit the Annie Wilkerson Nature Preserve in Raleigh, be sure to walk alongside the fairy garden trail. High and low you can find houses for the "Wilkerson Fairies." Visitors are even encouraged to make their own to add!

Fairy doors line the trees of Annie Wilkerson Nature Preserve

A messager from the Wilkerson Fairies

2. Glen Eden Drive

This fairy door might be hard to spot at first, but it's bright yellow door should help you locate it on Glen Eden Drive, near Tyson Street.

Fairy door on Glen Eden Drive in Raleigh

3. Carr Street

Behind the fairy door in the 1500 block of Carr Street is surprise visitors!

Fairy door with a suprise in the 1500 block of Carr Street

4. Sweet Briar Drive

Holiday spirit, snow and elves hang out at this fairy door in the 5300 block of Sweetbriar Drive year round.

A year-round wonter winderland decorates this fairy door

5. Glenwood Avenue

The fairy door created by the Jackson family is a hit in Raleigh. It's located in the 1600 block of Glenwood Avenue, Underwood Magnet Elementary School.

Fairy door on Glenwood Avenue in Raleigh

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