21 days in Raleigh & Greensboro Itinerary

21 days in Raleigh & Greensboro Itinerary

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Raleigh
— 10 nights
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Greensboro
— 10 nights
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Raleigh

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Family-friendly places like North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and North Carolina Museum of Art will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Raleigh: Falls Lake State Recreation Area (in Wake Forest), Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail (in Roanoke Rapids) and Durham (Bennett Place Historic Site, Museum of Life + Science, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the engaging exhibits at Marbles Kids Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Umstead State Park, trek along Neuse River Trail, and get outside with Capital Area Greenway.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Raleigh trip itinerary app.

Sanford to Raleigh is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Raleigh is colder than Sanford - with highs of 57°F and lows of 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Greensboro.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Greensboro

Greensboro is a city in the U.S. Bring the kids along to Carowinds and Discovery Place Science. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Greensboro: Charlotte (NASCAR Hall of Fame, Old Settlers Cemetery, &more), Winston Salem (Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, Home Moravian Church, &more) and Kannapolis (North Carolina Music Hall of Fame & Village Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at International Civil Rights Center & Museum, steep yourself in history at Denton Farm Park, revel in the low prices at Concord Mills, and get curious at Greensboro Science Center.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Greensboro online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Raleigh to Greensboro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Greensboro can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Greensboro

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips