11 days in North Carolina Itinerary

11 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Chapel Hill
— 1 day
2
Willow Spring
— 1 night
3
Corolla
— 1 night
4
Kill Devil Hills
— Few hours
5
Buxton, Hatteras Island
— Few hours
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 1 night
7
New Bern
— 1 night
8
Beaufort
— Few hours
9
Wilmington
— 2 nights
10
Charlotte
— 4 nights

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Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill ©
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Downtown Chapel Hill, then deepen your understanding at University of North Carolina, and then take in the pleasant sights at North Carolina Botanical Garden.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chapel Hill trip itinerary app.

Raleigh to Chapel Hill is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Chapel Hill can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Willow Spring.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Parks
Highlights from your plan
North Carolina Botanical Garden ©
North Carolina Botanical Garden
University of North Carolina ©
University of North Carolina
Downtown Chapel Hill ©
Downtown Chapel Hill

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night
Willow Spring

Willow Spring ©
On the 26th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Jordan Lake State Recreation Area.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Willow Spring trip planner.

Drive from Chapel Hill to Willow Spring in an hour. June in Willow Spring sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Corolla.

Things to do in Willow Spring

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Jordan Lake State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area ©
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

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night
Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Corolla online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Willow Spring to Corolla takes 4.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Corolla can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Corolla

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum

few
hours
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. On the 27th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kill Devil Hills trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Corolla to Kill Devil Hills takes an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Kill Devil Hills can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Buxton.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial

few
hours
Buxton, Hatteras Island

Buxton ©
Buxton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) on Hatteras Island (part of the Outer Banks) near Cape Hatteras. On the 27th (Thu), visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Buxton journey maker app.

Drive from Kill Devil Hills to Buxton in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Manteo.

Things to do in Buxton

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

1
night
Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Manteo trip itinerary site.

Getting from Buxton to Manteo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. You'll set off for New Bern on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Manteo

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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night
New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. You've now added Stillwater Kayaks to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New Bern vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Manteo to New Bern takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manteo in June: highs in New Bern hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 69°F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in New Bern

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Stillwater Kayaks ©
Stillwater Kayaks

few
hours
Beaufort

Beaufort
Beaufort is a town in and the county seat of Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Beaufort online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from New Bern to Beaufort takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from New Bern in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Beaufort, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 72°F. On the 29th (Sat), you're off to Wilmington.

Things to do in Beaufort

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

2
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Wilmington online trip planner.

You can drive from Beaufort to Wilmington in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Wilmington are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. On the 1st (Mon), you'll travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Wilmington

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
Highlights from your plan
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens

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nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Norman North Carolina, U.S. National Whitewater Center and BB&T Ballpark. Take a break from Charlotte with a short trip to The Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Carowinds, see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, and look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlotte itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Wilmington to Charlotte takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Fri).

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

The Lazy 5 Ranch, Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Carowinds ©
Carowinds
U.S. National Whitewater Center ©
U.S. National Whitewater Center
The Lazy 5 Ranch ©
The Lazy 5 Ranch

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