9 days in York, Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle & Louisville Itinerary

9 days in York, Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle & Louisville Itinerary

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York

— 3 nights
York, known as the White Rose City, is the county seat of York County, Pennsylvania, United States, located in the south-central region of the state. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gettysburg National Military Park and Dobbin House Tavern. Escape the urban bustle at Devils Den and The Eternal Light Peace Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near York: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery, Shriver House Museum, &more) and Ladew Topiary Gardens (in Monkton). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Watch and Clock Museum and experience rural life at Perrydell Farm Dairy.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the York attractions planner.

Washington DC to York is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Washington DC in May since evenings lows in York dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Raleigh

— 1 night

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Raleigh travel route website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from York to Raleigh. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from York in May: high temperatures in Raleigh hover around 79°F and lows are around 58°F. You'll set off for Louisville on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Nightlife · Museums · Fun & Games

Louisville

— 4 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Conrad-Caldwell House Museum (Conrad's Castle) and Louisville Water Tower Park (Call for Appointment). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Historic Locust Grove and Frankfort Ave. There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, contemplate the long history of Farmington Historic Home, try your luck at Churchill Downs, and see the interesting displays at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Louisville road trip planning website.

You can fly from Raleigh to Louisville in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Louisville can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Neighborhoods

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