Weekend Getaways in North Carolina
Grab your snacks and get your playlists ready, we’re going on a road trip!
Whether you've got a three-day weekend coming up that you want to take advantage of or you're looking for a getaway, we have some suggestions to make the most of your weekend trip.
1. Raleigh, NC
Visit Raleigh, N.C.. It's more than a trip to a blossoming Southern metropolis—you'll feel enriched and energized the instant you're warmly welcomed!
2. Durham, NC
Durham is a historical haven, a sanctuary for the spectacular, and a rough-cut gem waiting to be unearthed. Durham’s been a destination on the move for more than 150 years. Perhaps it’s time you discovered it too.
3. Fayetteville, NC
Looking for the perfect weekend getaway? Fayetteville offers a plethora of historical landmarks and botanical gardens. The riverside Cape Fear Botanical Garden has plant species like camellias and daffodils, plus a children's garden. The Museum of the Cape Fear Historical Complex explores local cultural heritage, and includes Arsenal Park and the 1897 Poe House, a late-Victorian house museum.
4. Charlotte, NC
Charlotte is a major city and commercial hub in North Carolina. Its modern city center (Uptown) is home to the Levine Museum of the New South, which explores post–Civil War history in the South, and hands-on science displays at Discovery Place. Uptown is also known for the NASCAR Hall of Fame, which celebrates the sport of auto racing through interactive exhibits and films