3 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

3 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle sightseeing planner

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Sanford
— 1 day
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Durham
— 2 nights

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Sanford

— 1 day
Sanford is a city in Lee County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Sanford Antique Mall, then make a trip to Carolina Artists' Colony, then identify plant and animal life at White Pines Nature Preserve, and finally stroll around Ole Gilliam Mill Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sanford driving holiday planner.

Durham to Sanford is an approximately 1-hour car ride. In February, daily temperatures in Sanford can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Durham.

Things to do in Sanford

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Durham

— 2 nights

Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
On the 7th (Sun), trek along Occoneechee Orange Speedway, then look for all kinds of wild species at Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Downtown Wake Forest. On your second day here, stroll through Riverwalk, then look for gifts at Womancraft Gifts, then hike along American Tobacco Trail, and finally browse the different shops at Streets at Southpoint.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Durham trip planning website.

You can drive from Sanford to Durham in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 55°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Durham

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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