21 days in Raleigh & Greensboro Itinerary

21 days in Raleigh & Greensboro Itinerary

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Raleigh
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Greensboro
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Raleigh

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Family-friendly places like North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and Duke University Chapel will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Raleigh: Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail (in Roanoke Rapids), Durham (Bennett Place Historic Site, Museum of Life + Science, &more) and Falls Lake State Recreation Area (in Wake Forest). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, trek along Neuse River Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Umstead State Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Oakwood.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Raleigh travel itinerary planner.

Sanford to Raleigh is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sanford in December; daily highs in Raleigh reach 57°F and lows reach 37°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Greensboro.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Greensboro

Greensboro is a city in the U.S. Bring the kids along to Carowinds and Greensboro Science Center. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Greensboro: Charlotte (NASCAR Hall of Fame, Discovery Place Science, &more), Kannapolis (North Carolina Music Hall of Fame & Village Park) and Winston Salem (Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, Home Moravian Church, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at International Civil Rights Center & Museum, make a splash at Great Wolf Lodge Water Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Denton Farm Park, and walk around Tanglewood Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Greensboro sightseeing planner.

Drive from Raleigh to Greensboro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Greensboro sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 36°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Greensboro

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips