26 days in North Carolina Piedmont Itinerary

26 days in North Carolina Piedmont Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Carolina Piedmont planner
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Greensboro
— 4 nights
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Mount Airy
— 4 nights
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Robbinsville
— 3 nights
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Charlotte
— 6 nights
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Fayetteville
— 3 nights
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Raleigh
— 5 nights
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Greensboro — 4 nights

Greensboro is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Greensboro: Burlington (Conservators Center & Cedarock Park), Asheboro (North Carolina Zoo & Richland Creek Canopy Tours) and Old Salem Museums & Gardens (in Winston Salem). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at International Civil Rights Center & Museum, get engrossed in the history at Greensboro History Museum, stroll through Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, and engage your brain at Greensboro Science Center.

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Durham to Greensboro is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. September in Greensboro sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mount Airy.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Mount Airy — 4 nights

Mount Airy is a city in Surry County, North Carolina, United States. Go for a jaunt from Mount Airy to Danbury to see Hanging Rock State Park about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Floyd's City Barbershop, take a stroll through Downtown Mt. Airy, do a tasting at JOLO Winery & Vineyards, and see the interesting displays at The Andy Griffith Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mount Airy online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Greensboro to Mount Airy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Mount Airy can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Robbinsville.
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Nature · Parks · Museums · Wineries
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Robbinsville — 3 nights

Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Robbinsville is known for adventure, nature, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Santeetlah Lake, admire the sheer force of Yellow Creek Falls, don't miss a visit to Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, and relax in the rural setting at Wehrloom Honey.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Robbinsville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mount Airy to Robbinsville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Robbinsville when traveling from Mount Airy in September, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Charlotte.
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Charlotte — 6 nights

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charlotte: North Carolina Transportation Museum (in Spencer), Zmax Dragway (in Concord) and The Lazy 5 Ranch (in Mooresville). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, engage your brain at Discovery Place Science, stroll around Freedom Park, and stroll through Little Sugar Creek Greenway.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte journey planner.

Traveling by car from Robbinsville to Charlotte takes 4 hours. Traveling from Robbinsville in September, Charlotte is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Fayetteville.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
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Fayetteville — 3 nights

Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Fayetteville side-trips: Pinehurst (Camelot Playground & Sandhills Horticultural Gardens) and Reservoir Park (in Southern Pines). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Airborne and Special Operations Museum, walk around Veterans Park, experience rural life at Carter Blueberry Farm, and steep yourself in history at 1897 Poe House.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fayetteville online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Charlotte to Fayetteville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Fayetteville can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Raleigh.
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Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Museums
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Raleigh — 5 nights

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Explore Raleigh's surroundings by going to Durham (Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham Central Park, &more) and The Carolina Basketball Museum (in Chapel Hill). The adventure continues: get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, stroll through Umstead State Park, walk around Pullen Park, and examine the collection at CAM Raleigh.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Raleigh sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Fayetteville to Raleigh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Raleigh can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Nature
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