4 days in Roanoke & Greensboro Itinerary

4 days in Roanoke & Greensboro Itinerary

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4 days in Roanoke & Greensboro Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
1
Roanoke
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Greensboro
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Roanoke

1
day
Roanoke

Roanoke ©
Roanoke is an independent city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Taubman Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Virginia Museum of Transportation, then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Black Dog Architectural Salvage & Antiques, and finally walk around Mill Mountain Star and Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Roanoke route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Roanoke. In August in Roanoke, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Greensboro.

Things to do in Roanoke

Museums Parks Shopping
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Mill Mountain Star & Park ©
Mill Mountain Star & Park
Virginia Museum of Transportation ©
Virginia Museum of Transportation

3
nights
Greensboro

Greensboro ©
Greensboro is a city in the U.S. On the 18th (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at North Carolina Zoo, admire all the interesting features of Guilford Courthouse National Military Park, and then walk around Country Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): engage your brain at Greensboro Science Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Town Cemetery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Greensboro day trip app .

Traveling by car from Roanoke to Greensboro takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. August in Greensboro sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 68°F at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Greensboro

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Durham, North Carolina Zoo, Old Town Cemetery
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Greensboro Science Center ©
Greensboro Science Center
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens

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