7 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

7 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

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Raleigh
— 4 nights
Drive
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Robbinsville
— 2 nights
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Raleigh — 4 nights

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Venture out of the city with trips to Durham (Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, &more) and The Carolina Basketball Museum (in Chapel Hill). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, stroll around Pullen Park, examine the collection at North Carolina Museum of History, and engage your brain at Marbles Kids Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Raleigh travel route website.

Charlotte to Raleigh is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September in Raleigh, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Robbinsville.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Wildlife
Side Trips

Robbinsville — 2 nights

Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): relax in the rural setting at Stoney Hollow Farm and then experience rural life at Yellow Branch Cheese. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Yellow Creek Falls and then contemplate the waterfront views at Santeetlah Lake.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Robbinsville trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Raleigh to Robbinsville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Raleigh in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Robbinsville, with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.
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Parks · Nature