6 days in Wake Forest & Holden Beach Itinerary

6 days in Wake Forest & Holden Beach Itinerary

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6 days in Wake Forest & Holden Beach Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Drive:  5​h
1
Wake Forest
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Holden Beach
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Wake Forest

Wake Forest ©
Wake Forest is a town in Franklin and Wake counties in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wake Forest: Clemmons Educational State Forest (in Clayton) and Medoc Mountain State Park (in Hollister). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Falls Lake State Recreation Area, perfect your strike at Brooks Street Bowl, stroll around E. Carroll Joyner Park, and delve into the lush surroundings at Downtown Wake Forest.

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Washington DC to Wake Forest is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Washington DC in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 68°F in Wake Forest. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Holden Beach.

Things to do in Wake Forest

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Medoc Mountain State Park, Clemmons Educational State Forest, Hill Ridge Farms
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Downtown Wake Forest ©
Downtown Wake Forest
Falls Lake State Recreation Area ©
Falls Lake State Recreation Area
E. Carroll Joyner Park ©
E. Carroll Joyner Park

2
nights
Holden Beach

Holden Beach ©
Holden Beach is a seaside town in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): play a few rounds at Lockwood Folly Country Club, then look for gifts at Beach Mart, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Holden Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Holden Beach Fishing Pier, then see the interesting displays at Fort Apache, and then play a few rounds at Carolina National Golf Club.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Holden Beach road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Wake Forest to Holden Beach takes 3 hours. Traveling from Wake Forest in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Holden Beach, with lows around 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Holden Beach

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trips

Supply, Carolina National Golf Club
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Holden Beach ©
Holden Beach
Carolina National Golf Club ©
Carolina National Golf Club
Holden Beach Fishing Pier ©
Holden Beach Fishing Pier