10 days in Charlotte, Houston & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

10 days in Charlotte, Houston & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Charlotte
— 1 night
2
Houston
— 3 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights

1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 25th (Wed), examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame, thenlook for gifts at PuckerButt Pepper Company, thenwhizz through the canopy at Canaan Zipline Canopy Tour, and finally get in on the family fun at Carowinds.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Charlotte travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Charlotte. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will leave for Houston on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in Charlotte

Adventure Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

PuckerButt Pepper Company, Canaan Zipline Canopy Tour
Highlights from your plan
Canaan Zipline Canopy Tour ©
Canaan Zipline Canopy Tour
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Carowinds ©
Carowinds

3
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Explore Houston's surroundings by going to Galveston (The Strand, Moody Gardens, &more). There's much more to do: engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, explore the world behind art at The Menil Collection, examine the collection at Space Center Houston, and take in nature's colorful creations at Hermann Park's Japanese Garden.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Houston vacation planner.

You can fly from Charlotte to Houston in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte to Houston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Houston: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Galveston
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
The Houston Museum of Natural Science
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Moody Gardens ©
Moody Gardens

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Houston in November, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are cooler (°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village

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