8 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

8 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle travel planner

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Durham
— 6 nights
Drive
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Robbinsville
— 1 night
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Drive to McGhee Tyson Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Durham

— 6 nights

Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Bring the kids along to American Tobacco Campus and Duke Lemur Center. Bennett Place Historic Site and Historic Oakwood are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durham: Carolina Tiger Rescue (in Pittsboro), Raleigh (Historic Yates Mill County Park, Neuse River Trail, &more) and Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve (in Cary). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Eno River State Park, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Durham History, take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Riverwalk.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Durham trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Durham is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Durham are a bit warmer (88°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Robbinsville.

Things to do in Durham

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Robbinsville

— 1 night
Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): experience rural life at Wehrloom Honey, then explore the activities along Santeetlah Lake, then admire the sheer force of Yellow Creek Falls, and finally experience rural life at Yellow Branch Pottery & Cheese.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Robbinsville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Durham to Robbinsville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Durham in June, with highs in Robbinsville at 83°F and lows at 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Robbinsville

Nature · Parks