Nestled lakeside on 12 acres of pristine grounds in Cary, NC, located just four miles from the Raleigh-Durham International Airport and next to William B. Umstead State Park, Five Star, Five Diamond award winner The Umstead Hotel & Spa is the South’s premier destination for meetings and events. The Umstead’s signature emphasis on art and nature is felt throughout the hotel, featuring a 95-piece private art collection including an original piece by acclaimed glass artist Dale Chihuly. Five Star signature restaurant Herons showcases the sophisticated, Southern-inspired cooking style founded on the chef-farmer partnership. Further relaxation can be found at The Umstead Spa, a lavish two-story, 14,000 square foot spa. Since opening in January 2007, The Umstead has established itself as the premier, world class resort in North Carolina’s Triangle region.