Tourism

Come Early, Stay Late

Here are a few suggested places to visit around the area; relatively nearby—YMMV.
For places in Durham, see the About Durham page.

Andy Griffith Museum

218 Rockford Street
Mount Airy, NC 27030

Travel: 2 hours

Ava Gardner Museum

325 East Market St.
Smithfield, NC 27577

Travel: 1 hour

Biltmore

One Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28803

Travel: 4 hours

Blandwood Museum

447 West Washington Street
Greensboro NC 27401

Travel: 1 hour

Carowinds

300 Carowinds Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28273

Travel: 2.5 hours

NC Museum of History

5 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Travel: 40 minutes

NC State Capitol

1 East Edenton Street
Raleigh, NC 27601

Travel: 40 minutes

NC Transportation Museum

1 Samuel Spencer Drive
Spencer, NC 28159

Travel: 1.5 hours

Old Salem Museum

900 Old Salem Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Travel: 1.5 hours

Reynolda

2250 Reynolda Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Travel: 1.5 hours