7 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

7 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

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Durham
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Robbinsville
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Durham

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Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Family-friendly places like Museum of Life + Science and Duke University will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durham: Raleigh (State Farmers Market, Marbles Kids Museum, &more), Wake Forest (Paddle Creek & Wake Escape) and Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve (in Cary). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Durham History, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, and make a trip to Vietnam Veterans Living Memorial.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Durham road trip planning site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Durham. In August, daily temperatures in Durham can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Robbinsville.

Things to do in Durham

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Tours

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Science Museum
Marbles Kids Museum
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Robbinsville

Robbinsville ©
Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): experience rural life at Wehrloom Honey, then contemplate the waterfront views at Santeetlah Lake, then head off-road at Deals Gap, and finally admire the sheer force of Yellow Creek Falls.

For maps and other tourist information, read Robbinsville online route planner.

Traveling by car from Durham to Robbinsville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Durham in August, with highs in Robbinsville at 83°F and lows at 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Robbinsville

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Adventure
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Off-Road / ATV Trail
Deals Gap
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