3 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

3 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

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3 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

Start: Asheville
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Robbinsville
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Cary
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Asheville

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Robbinsville

Robbinsville ©
Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. On the 18th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yellow Creek Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Santeetlah Lake.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Robbinsville trip planner .

Asheville to Robbinsville is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In October, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Cary.

Things to do in Robbinsville

Parks Nature
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Santeetlah Lake ©
Santeetlah Lake
Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese ©
Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese

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Cary

Cary ©
Cary is the seventh-largest municipality in North Carolina. On the 19th (Sat), get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park, then explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Keep things going the next day: grab your bike and head to Clayton River Walk, then trek along Neuse River Trail, and then admire the majestic nature at Umstead State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cary online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Robbinsville to Cary takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cary when traveling from Robbinsville in October, with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cary

Parks Trails Museums

Side Trips

Raleigh, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Clayton River Walk
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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail
Umstead State Park ©
Umstead State Park

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