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.
Picturesque drives beneath towering trees make this an incredibly scenic trip. Sandhills Sauntering is full of epic places to eat, tons of photo-worthy moments and a hidden gem that will leave you speechless.
- 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
- History Buffs
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.
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2, 65 year old best friends left Chapel Hill for a day of Sandhills Sauntering! This was a BLAST! Absolutely great stops, and we loved learning the history of the stops. And, the food at stop #3-Fantastic! How could this restaurant be in the middle of nowhere? The view from the outside on the patio was perfect. We can't wait to try Quirky Delights. A great girls' day trip.
We took our first trip with Sandhills Sauntering in July, and we had such a great time that we decided to run the whole thing again in October, this time switching to the other options that were offered for most stops (and one antique store we spotted ourselves). Although the second trip didn't have the surprise element of the first, we were just as delighted with the suggested stops this second time through. And I LOVE not being the family cruise director (my usual role on family trips). We can't wait to try Quirky Delights!
Wow! What a fantastic birthday I had, and I didn't even have to plan it! I used Guess Where Trips' Sandhills Sauntering road trip to make an effortless and memorable birthday. I am a event planner myself, but sometimes I just want to let someone else do the heavy lifting for me. This was a perfect fit for me. I am always looking for hidden gems. Please don't take me to the state capitol one more time! This itinerary did just that. It took us to several unique spots along our 4-part day. Without giving away too much, we investigated small towns, saw some record-breaking NC pride, and ate and drank at local stops that only the locals know about.
Loved this advice! It was super hot when we went the first time, but I know we will go again in the Fall.
Had a great time on this trip, we went to towns we have never been to before that were charming. Also love that we had different options of places to go visit and to eat.