Sandhills Sauntering
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Sandhills Sauntering

Sandhills Sauntering

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One package is recommended for 1-5 people.

For trips with a PDF option available, the PDF is sent in the confirmation email.


Picturesque drives beneath towering trees make this an incredibly scenic trip. Sandhills Sauntering is full of hidden gems, epic places to eat, tons of photo-worthy moments and a hidden gem that will leave you speechless. 

Trip Highlights

  • Truly unique spots to grab a bite to eat
  • A few optional trails to stretch your legs
  • One of the coolest photo-worthy abandoned buildings
  • A little local art crawl
  • Charming small towns you'll want to return to


This trip is available year-round from Thursday - Monday


  • Families
  • Foodies
  • History Buffs



Start your day in a charming small town with a gigantic cookie, coffee and a little mural crawl. Drive time to the second stop is 10 minutes.


This historic park is full of surprises and has a 1.5 mile trail to enjoy. More into Hunger Games vibes? Check out an abandoned building that is covered in graffiti. Drive time to the third stop is 20 minutes.


Take a break from exploring all of the wonders of the area and enjoy a BBQ joint with a unique view. Drive time to the fourth stop is 15 minutes.


Finish the day your way! We've recommended two cute towns where you can choose between grabbing a drink or going for an easy stroll.



Can depart from

Raleigh Area

Before you go

What You'll Need to Bring

  • Walking Shoes
  • Cash
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Road Trip Snacks
  • Sunscreen (lots of easy outdoor activities)

Additional Details

  • Kid-Friendly
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dog-Friendly


We're here to help!

Please see the approximate driving distances below. Please note this just includes round-trip driving distances and not time spent at stops.

From Raleigh:

2 hours and 45 minutes / 147 miles

From Fayetteville:

2 hours and 35 minutes / 115 miles

From Durham:

2 hours and 55 minutes / 161 miles

From Winston-Salem:

3 hours and 44 minutes / 213 miles

From Charlotte*:

5 hours and 5 minutes / 283 miles

*We recommend booking an overnight hotel if the driving distance is greater than 4 hours round-trip.

This trip can be done Thursday - Monday, throughout the year.

We recommend leaving anytime between 9:00 and 10:00 am. The later you leave, the less time you may have to complete all of the stops.

This trip is dog-friendly! There is something for you to do with your pup on each stop.

We recommended bringing up to 5 people on your surprise road trip.

If you're bringing a larger group, we highly recommend having one person in charge of booking reservations at the restaurants and attractions in advance. In your confirmation email, you'll receive a copy of the itinerary.

First Stop: No fee

Second Stop: No fee

Third Stop: Our alternate suggestion has an optional tour at certain times. This is only $2 per adult.

Fourth Stop: No fee

*Please note: gas, tolls, and food may be additional costs.

After booking your trip, we'll send you a confirmation email with a few recommended accommodation options.

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