18 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle & San Francisco Itinerary

18 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle & San Francisco Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Raleigh
— 2 nights
2
San Francisco
— 14 nights
3
Robbinsville
— 1 night

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Duke University Chapel and Holy Name of Jesus Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like North Carolina Museum of Art and North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. When in Raleigh, make a side trip to see Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, approximately Durham away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at North Carolina Museum of History, engage your brain at Marbles Kids Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park, and find your balance on the water with Paddle Creek.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Raleigh road trip app.

Durham to Raleigh is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Durham, Paddle Creek
Highlights from your plan
Marbles Kids Museum ©
Marbles Kids Museum
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ©

14
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. Visit Golden Gate Bridge and Holy Virgin Cathedral for their historical value. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Half Moon Bay (Cowell Ranch State Beach, Pescadero State Beach, &more), San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio) and Stinson Beach (in Stinson Beach). Dedicate the 17th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, trek along Lands End, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Raleigh to San Francisco takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Raleigh to San Francisco. In June, San Francisco is little chillier than Raleigh - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Robbinsville.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Half Moon Bay, Healdsburg, Santa Cruz, Sacramento, St. Helena
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

1
night
Robbinsville

Robbinsville ©
Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): relax in the rural setting at Wehrloom Honey, thenhead off-road at Deals Gap, thenexplore the activities along Santeetlah Lake, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yellow Creek Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Robbinsville travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Francisco to Robbinsville. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Robbinsville, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Robbinsville

Parks Nature Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Deals Gap ©
Deals Gap
Wehrloom Honey ©
Wehrloom Honey

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