9 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

9 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly to McGhee Tyson Airport, Drive to Robbinsville
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Robbinsville
— 2 nights
Drive
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Durham
— 6 nights
Fly

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Robbinsville — 2 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, relax in the rural setting at Wehrloom Honey, take in the dramatic scenery at Yellow Creek Falls, and don't miss a visit to Stecoah Valley Cultural Arts Center.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Robbinsville trip planning app.

Chicago to Robbinsville is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Chicago to Robbinsville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Chicago in August since evenings lows in Robbinsville dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Durham.
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Nature · Parks

Durham — 6 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 (Gregg Museum of Art & Design, Pullen Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, enjoy some diversion at Durham Central Park, admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, and deepen your understanding at University of North Carolina.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Durham route maker site.

Getting from Robbinsville to Durham by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Durham when traveling from Robbinsville in August, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips