8 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

8 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle visit planner
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Durham
— 4 nights
Drive
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Robbinsville
— 3 nights
Drive to McGhee Tyson Airport, Fly to Newark

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Durham — 4 nights

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durham: Raleigh (North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Gregg Museum of Art & Design, &more). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, deepen your understanding at Duke University, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, and have fun and explore at Museum of Life + Science.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Durham travel tool.

Newark to Durham is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Durham, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Robbinsville.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Outdoors
Side Trips

Robbinsville — 3 nights

Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Robbinsville is known for adventure, nature, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Santeetlah Lake, experience rural life at Wehrloom Honey, and take in the dramatic scenery at Yellow Creek Falls.

Plan trip to Robbinsville with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Durham to Robbinsville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Durham in October, expect little chillier with lows of 45°F in Robbinsville. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Parks · Nature