9 days in Grass Valley & Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

9 days in Grass Valley & Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

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Grass Valley
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Durham
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Grass Valley

The city of Grass Valley is the largest city in the western region of Nevada County, California, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Grass Valley side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Lotus), Truckee (Truckee River Legacy Trail, Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, &more) and Camino (Chateau Davell & Madrona Vineyards). There's much more to do: hike along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, stop by Lazy Dog Chocolateria, tour the pleasant surroundings at Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, and see the interesting displays at Donner Summit Historical Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grass Valley trip itinerary builder.

New York City to Grass Valley is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Grass Valley. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Durham.

Things to do in Grass Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Adventure

Side Trips

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River Rafting & Tubing
Commons Beach Park ©
Commons Beach Park

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Durham

Durham ©

Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Explore Durham's surroundings by going to Raleigh (Pullen Park, Marbles Kids Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, and engage your brain at Museum of Life + Science.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Durham travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grass Valley to Durham. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Grass Valley to Durham due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durham

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Museum of Life + Science ©
Museum of Life + Science
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel

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