7 days in Greensboro & Winston-Salem Itinerary

7 days in Greensboro & Winston-Salem Itinerary

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7 days in Greensboro & Winston-Salem Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Burlington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Elkin
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Raleigh

2
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is a city in Alamance County in the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Korner's Folly and North Carolina Pottery Center. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Seagrove Creations Pottery Gallery and Jugtown Pottery. Change things up with these side-trips from Burlington: Greensboro (Greensboro Science Center, International Civil Rights Center & Museum, & more). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Conservators Center and browse for treasures at The Curious Peddler.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Burlington journey planner.

Raleigh to Burlington is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In June, daytime highs in Burlington are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Elkin.

Things to do in Burlington

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Greensboro, Seagrove, The Curious Peddler, Korner's Folly
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Conservators Center ©
Conservators Center
Korner's Folly ©
Korner's Folly
North Carolina Pottery Center
North Carolina Pottery Center

4
nights
Elkin

Elkin ©
Elkin is a town in Surry and Wilkes counties in the U.S. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Slightly Askew Winery and The Mount Airy Visitors Center. Museum-lovers will get to explore Mount Airy Museum of Regional History and Children's Museum of Winston-Salem. Venture out of the city with trips to Winston Salem (Bethabara Park, Old Salem Museums & Gardens, & more), RayLen Vineyards (in Mocksville) and The Candy Factory (in Lexington). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at Elkin Creek Vineyard, sample the fine beverages at Mayberry Spirits Distillery, and hike along Elkin Municipal Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Elkin tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Burlington to Elkin in 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Elkin when traveling from Burlington in June, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Elkin

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Winston Salem, Mount Airy, RayLen Vineyards, The Candy Factory, Stony Knoll Vineyards
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Elkin Creek Vineyard ©
Elkin Creek Vineyard
Mount Airy Museum of Regional History ©
Home Moravian Church ©
Home Moravian Church