7 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

7 days in Raleigh, Durham & The Triangle Itinerary

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Durham
— 4 nights
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Rocky Mount
— 2 nights
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Drive to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Durham — 4 nights

Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Change things up with these side-trips from Durham: Raleigh (Pullen Park, Neuse River Trail, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duke University Chapel, and get curious at Museum of Life + Science.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Durham trip maker website.

New York City to Durham is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Durham can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rocky Mount.
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Rocky Mount — 2 nights

Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the Atlantic coastal plain region of the U.S. state of North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get into the urban bustle at The Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences, then identify plant and animal life at Alpaca Dreams, and then make a trip to Laurel Mill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Rocky Mount City Lake and Park, see the interesting displays at Rocky Mount Children's Museum and Science Center, and then hike along Tar River Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Mount holiday site.

You can drive from Durham to Rocky Mount in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Rocky Mount are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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