5 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

5 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

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5 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  5​h 15​min
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Detroit


Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Durham: Sanford (Tobacco Road Golf Club & Carolina Artists' Colony), Draft Line Brewing (in Fuquay-Varina) and Raleigh (North Hills & North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, sample the tasty concoctions at Lonerider: Ales for Outlaws, contemplate the long history of Old Town Cemetery, and explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Durham online trip planner .

Detroit to Durham is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Detroit in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Durham, with highs around 62°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durham

Breweries & Distilleries Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Raleigh, Sanford, Deep River Brewing Company, White Street Brewing Co., Draft Line Brewing
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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Draft Line Brewing ©
Draft Line Brewing
Tobacco Road Golf Club ©
Tobacco Road Golf Club