12 days in Charlotte & Bradenton Itinerary

12 days in Charlotte & Bradenton Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route maker

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Charlotte
— 5 nights
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Bradenton
— 6 nights
Drive to Tampa International Airport, Fly to Plattsburgh

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Charlotte

— 5 nights

The Queen City

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Charlotte side-trips: The Millstone Gallery (in Landrum) and Greenville (Falls Park on the Reedy & Dark Corner Distillery). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Carowinds, sample the tasty concoctions at NoDa Brewing Company, see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, and hike along Little Sugar Creek Greenway.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Charlotte trip builder website.

Plattsburgh to Charlotte is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Plattsburgh in October; daily highs in Charlotte reach 75°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Bradenton.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums · Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bradenton

— 6 nights

Friendly City

Bradenton boasts a handful of historical buildings, but its real claim to fame is as the home of Tropicana Products and its quirky culture.
Get out of town with these interesting Bradenton side-trips: Fort De Soto Park (in Tierra Verde), Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Sarasota) and Siesta Beach (in Siesta Key). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Ringling, see the interesting displays at The Dali Museum, relax in the rural setting at Hunsader Farms, and kick back and relax at St. Pete Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bradenton trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to Bradenton takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in October; daily highs in Bradenton reach 86°F and lows reach 68°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bradenton

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips