22 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

22 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

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22 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Robbinsville
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Smithfield
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Chapel Hill
— 8 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

6
nights
Robbinsville

Robbinsville ©
Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Robbinsville is known for adventure, nature, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Santeetlah Lake, don't miss a visit to Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, relax in the rural setting at Wehrloom Honey, and examine the collection at Junaluska Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Robbinsville trip planner .

New York City to Robbinsville is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Robbinsville, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. On the 7th (Tue), you're off toSmithfield.

Things to do in Robbinsville

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Santeetlah Lake ©
Santeetlah Lake
Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center ©
Wehrloom Honey ©
Wehrloom Honey

7
nights
Smithfield

Smithfield ©
Smithfield is a town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Smithfield side-trips: Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site (in Four Oaks), William C Lee Airborne Museum (in Dunn) and Drake's Landing (in Fuquay-Varina). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Ava Gardner Museum, don't miss a visit to Johnston County Heritage Center, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Double Barley Brewing, and identify plant and animal life at Hawk Manor Falconry.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Smithfield road trip planning site .

You can drive from Robbinsville to Smithfield in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Robbinsville in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Smithfield, with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Chapel Hill.

Things to do in Smithfield

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Clayton, Wilson, Rocky Mount, Bentonville Battlefield State Historic Site, Hawk Manor Falconry
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Manor Falconry ©
Hawk Manor Falconry
Ava Gardner Museum ©
Ava Gardner Museum
Double Barley Brewing ©
Double Barley Brewing

8
nights
Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill ©
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chapel Hill: Raven Rock State Park (in Lillington), Fred G. Bond Metro Park (in Cary) and Raleigh (Joel Lane Museum House, Neuse River Trail, & more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Carolina Basketball Museum, admire the majestic nature at Umstead State Park, have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Durham, and explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Life + Science.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Chapel Hill online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Smithfield to Chapel Hill takes 1.5 hours. In April in Chapel Hill, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Raleigh, Durham, Hillsborough, Raven Rock State Park, Fred G. Bond Metro Park
Highlights from your plan
Urban Axes Durham ©
Urban Axes Durham
The Carolina Basketball Museum ©
The Carolina Basketball Museum
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens

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