8 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

8 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle trip itinerary planner
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Rocky Mount
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Durham
— 5 nights
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Robbinsville
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Rocky Mount — 1 night

Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the Atlantic coastal plain region of the U.S. state of North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): make a trip to Laurel Mill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alpaca Dreams, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Calvary Episcopal Church. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Tar River Trail, then examine the collection at Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rocky Mount City Lake and Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Rocky Mount online route maker.

Knoxville to Rocky Mount is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Durham.
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Durham — 5 nights

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Venture out of the city with trips to Raleigh (Videri Chocolate Factory, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, &more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, deepen your understanding at Duke University, explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Chapel of the Cross.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Durham road trip planning tool.

Drive from Rocky Mount to Durham in 1.5 hours. June in Durham sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Robbinsville.
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Robbinsville — 1 night

Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Yellow Creek Falls, then explore the activities along Santeetlah Lake, and finally experience rural life at Wehrloom Honey.

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Traveling by car from Durham to Robbinsville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Durham in June; daily highs in Robbinsville reach 83°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.
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