16 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle & Pinehurst Itinerary

16 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle & Pinehurst Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Carolina route planner

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Fly to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Drive to Rocky Mount
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Rocky Mount
— 2 nights
Drive
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Durham
— 6 nights
Drive
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Pinehurst
— 5 nights
Drive
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Robbinsville
— 2 nights
Drive to McGhee Tyson Airport, Fly to Spokane

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Rocky Mount

— 2 nights
Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the Atlantic coastal plain region of the U.S. state of North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): make a trip to Laurel Mill, look for all kinds of wild species at Alpaca Dreams, then explore the activities along Lake Wilson, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Koi Pond Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Tar River Trail, examine the collection at Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center, and then explore the activities along Rocky Mount City Lake and Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Mount tour itinerary maker site.

Spokane to Rocky Mount is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Spokane to Rocky Mount, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Spokane in July since evenings lows in Rocky Mount dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Durham.

Things to do in Rocky Mount

Parks · Nature · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Durham

— 6 nights

Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Get out of town with these interesting Durham side-trips: Raleigh (House Creek Greenway Trail, Marbles Kids Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, walk around Lake Johnson Park, gain insight at University of North Carolina, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duke University Chapel.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Durham online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rocky Mount to Durham in 1.5 hours. July in Durham sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pinehurst.

Things to do in Durham

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pinehurst

— 5 nights
Pinehurst is a village in Moore County, North Carolina, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Pinehurst side-trips: Aloha Safari Zoo (in Cameron), Raeford (Carolina Horse Park & Paraclete XP Indoor Skydiving) and Lake Paul Wallace (in Bennettsville). There's still lots to do: let little ones run wild at Camelot Playground, don't miss a visit to South of the Border, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Southern Pines Brewing Company, and walk around Rassie Wicker Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pinehurst trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Durham to Pinehurst in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Pinehurst are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Robbinsville.

Things to do in Pinehurst

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trips

Robbinsville

— 2 nights
Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): experience rural life at Stoney Hollow Farm, then admire the sheer force of Yellow Creek Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Santeetlah Lake, and finally experience rural life at Wehrloom Honey. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Junaluska Museum, then make a trip to Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, and then relax in the rural setting at Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Robbinsville trip planning app.

Getting from Pinehurst to Robbinsville by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Pinehurst in July, expect Robbinsville to be little chillier, temps between 84°F and 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Robbinsville

Nature · Parks · Museums