10 days in North Carolina Piedmont Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina Piedmont Itinerary

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Raleigh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Fayetteville
— 1 night
Fly
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Charlotte
— 3 nights
Drive
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Greensboro
— 2 nights
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Raleigh — 3 nights

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Raleigh: Durham (Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Duke University Chapel, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, stroll around Pullen Park, and examine the collection at North Carolina Museum of History.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Raleigh road trip site.

Durham to Raleigh is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Raleigh are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fayetteville.
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Fayetteville — 1 night

Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dirtbag Ales Brewery & Taproom, contemplate the long history of 1897 Poe House, and then see the interesting displays at Airborne and Special Operations Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Fayetteville trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Raleigh to Fayetteville by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Fayetteville can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to fly to Charlotte.
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Charlotte — 3 nights

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.
Charlotte is known for museums, theme parks, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, explore the engaging exhibits at Discovery Place Science, make a splash at Great Wolf Lodge Water Park, and sample the tasty concoctions at NoDa Brewing Company.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Charlotte online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Fayetteville to Charlotte by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Charlotte are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Greensboro.
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Greensboro — 2 nights

Greensboro is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Tanger Family Bicentennial Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Bog Garden at Benjamin Park, and then examine the collection at International Civil Rights Center & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Greensboro Science Center and then stroll through Conservators Center.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Greensboro trip planner.

You can drive from Charlotte to Greensboro in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Greensboro are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.
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