4 days in Cary & Durham Itinerary

4 days in Cary & Durham Itinerary

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4 days in Cary & Durham Itinerary

Start: Cary
1
Cary
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Durham
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Cary

1
night
Cary

Cary ©
Cary is the seventh-largest municipality in North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, then trek along Apex Community Park, and then walk around Fred G. Bond Metro Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along Neuse River Trail, then get to know the fascinating history of Historic Oakwood, then get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and finally identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cary online tour planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Cary. July in Cary sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Durham.

Things to do in Cary

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Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

2
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, then identify plant and animal life at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, and then see where the action happens at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duke University Chapel, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, then contemplate the waterfront views at Apex Community Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Durham tour planner.

Durham is just a stone's throw from Cary. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Cary, Raleigh
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Cameron Indoor Stadium ©
Cameron Indoor Stadium
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve