Road Trips: 5 Must-Visit Places Within 5 Hours of the Triangle

As you dip your toes back into travel, a look at a few nearby options for weekend getaways
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As the vaccine rollout continues, Triangle residents are beginning to travel again. Here are four reasonably close road trips that are ideal weekend getaways for the spring or summer. Each of the places we’re suggesting offer resorts or hotels with strict COVID guidelines, from occupancy to cleaning. All offer a much-needed change of scenery after the past year:


Ashe County, North Carolina
Small-town charm and low-key adventures make this North Carolina border town a perfect family getaway

Kingsmill Resort

Virginia’s Historic Triangle
Kingsmill Resort offers a relaxing getaway with a side of history.

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Hilton Head Island
Low country, low-key fun

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Savannah, Ga. 
Bringing history to life

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
The destinations and activities to check out

Categories: Outdoors, Seasonal Fun, Travel