21 days in Raleigh & Greensboro Itinerary

21 days in Raleigh & Greensboro Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Carolina trip planner

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Raleigh
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Raleigh

— 10 nights

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 North Carolina Museum of Art will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Raleigh: Durham (Bennett Place Historic Site, Museum of Life + Science, &more), Falls Lake State Recreation Area (in Wake Forest) and Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail (in Roanoke Rapids). Next up on the itinerary: engage your brain at Marbles Kids Museum, admire the majestic nature at Umstead State Park, trek along Neuse River Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mordecai Historic Park.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Raleigh sightseeing planner.

Sanford to Raleigh is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sanford in December, things will get colder in Raleigh: highs are around 57°F and lows about 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Greensboro.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Greensboro

— 10 nights
Greensboro is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Bring the kids along to International Civil Rights Center & Museum and Discovery Place Science. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Greensboro: Winston Salem (Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, Home Moravian Church, &more), Charlotte (NASCAR Hall of Fame, Old Settlers Cemetery, &more) and Kannapolis (North Carolina Music Hall of Fame & Village Park). There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Greensboro Science Center, 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 catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Greensboro

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips