4 days in Raleigh & Luray Itinerary

4 days in Raleigh & Luray Itinerary

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Raleigh
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Luray
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Raleigh

City of Oaks

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 Airborne and Special Operations Museum (in Fayetteville) and Durham (Duke University Chapel & Sarah P. Duke Gardens). There's still lots to do: get curious at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, see the interesting displays at North Carolina Museum of History, admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, and stroll around Pullen Park.

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Durham to Raleigh is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Luray.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Luray

Cabin Capital of Virginia

Nestled in the heart of the valley formed by the Shenandoah River, Luray draws visitors with a vast underground cavern system adorned with stalactites, stalagmites, and mirrored pools.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): trek along Stony Man Mountain Overlook, see the interesting displays at The Car and Carriage Caravan Museum, and then Head underground at Luray Caverns.

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Traveling by car from Raleigh to Luray takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Raleigh in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Luray, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Luray

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails