9 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

9 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

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9 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

Start: Burlington
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Rocky Mount
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sanford
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Durham
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Burlington

1
night
Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount ©
Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the Atlantic coastal plain region of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the activities along Rocky Mount City Lake and Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mount online trip itinerary planner .

Burlington to Rocky Mount is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Burlington in March: highs in Rocky Mount hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sanford.

Things to do in Rocky Mount

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park, Sylvan Heights Bird Park
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Sylvan Heights Bird Park ©
Sylvan Heights Bird Park
Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park ©
Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park

2
nights
Sanford

Sanford ©
Sanford is a city in Lee County, North Carolina, United States. You've now added Skydive Paraclete XP to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sun), get interesting insight from Skydive Paraclete XP and then identify plant and animal life at Carolina Tiger Rescue. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at San-Lee Park and then play a few rounds at Pinehurst Course Number 2.

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Traveling by car from Rocky Mount to Sanford takes 1.5 hours. In March in Sanford, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Durham.

Things to do in Sanford

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Skydive Paraclete XP, Pinehurst Course Number 2, Carolina Tiger Rescue
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Skydive Paraclete XP ©
Skydive Paraclete XP
San-Lee Park ©
San-Lee Park
Carolina Tiger Rescue ©
Carolina Tiger Rescue

4
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Durham is known for parks, nightlife, historic sites, childrens museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Duke Lemur Center, explore and take pictures at Duke University, and engage your brain at Museum of Life + Science.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Durham trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sanford to Durham takes an hour. In March, daytime highs in Durham are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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