12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Charlotte
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Mouth of Wilson
— 1 day
Drive:  15​min
3
Grassy Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Salisbury
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Pisgah Forest
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Brussels

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Carolina Raptor Center and Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve. Escape the urban bustle at Kings Mountain National Military Park and Rankin Lake Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Charlotte: Treehouse Vineyards (in Monroe) and Crowders Mountain State Park (in Kings Mountain). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Nature Center and Preserve, see the interesting displays at Millican Pictorial History Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Muddy River Distillery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Old Mecklenburg Brewery.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlotte trip itinerary builder site .

Brussels, Belgium to Charlotte is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Brussels to Charlotte due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brussels in April, expect Charlotte to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mouth of Wilson.

Things to do in Charlotte

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Belmont, Huntersville, Crowders Mountain State Park, Rankin Lake Park, Kings Mountain National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Kings Mountain National Military Park ©
Crowders Mountain State Park ©
Crowders Mountain State Park
Carolina Raptor Center ©
Carolina Raptor Center

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Mouth of Wilson

Mouth of Wilson ©
Mouth of Wilson is an unincorporated community, in Grayson County in the U.S. You've now added Grayson Highlands State Park to your itinerary. On the 10th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whitetop Mountain and then admire the majestic nature at Grayson Highlands State Park.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mouth of Wilson vacation planner.

You can drive from Charlotte to Mouth of Wilson in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Charlotte in April, with highs in Mouth of Wilson at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Grassy Creek.

Things to do in Mouth of Wilson

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grayson Highlands State Park ©
Grayson Highlands State Park
Whitetop Mountain ©
Whitetop Mountain

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Grassy Creek

Grassy Creek ©
Grassy Creek is an unincorporated community in the Grassy Creek Township of Ashe County, North Carolina near the border with the state of Virginia.HistoryGrassy Creek was established around 1788.The Grassy Creek Historic District and William Waddell House were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.DemographicsGrassy Creek's Zip Code Tabulation Area (Zip Code 27507) has a population of 511 as of the 2000 census. You've now added Riverside Canoe and Tube Rental to your itinerary. On the 10th (Wed), relax in the rural setting at Landmark Farm Alpacas, admire the majestic nature at New River State Park, and then get a new perspective on things with Riverside Canoe and Tube Rental.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grassy Creek visit planning site .

Drive from Charlotte to Grassy Creek in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Charlotte in April, with highs in Grassy Creek at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Salisbury.

Things to do in Grassy Creek

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

New River State Park, Riverside Canoe and Tube Rental
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Riverside Canoe and Tube Rental ©
Riverside Canoe and Tube Rental
New River State Park ©
New River State Park

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Salisbury

Salisbury ©
Salisbury is a city in North Carolina and the county seat of Rowan County, North Carolina, United States. Escape the urban bustle at Tiger World and Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Birkhead Mtn Wilderness and Weathervane Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Salisbury side-trips: Dennis Vineyards Winery (in Albemarle), Morgan Ridge Vineyards (in Gold Hill) and Four Saints Brewing Company (in Asheboro). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Windsor Run Cellars.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salisbury online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Grassy Creek to Salisbury takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grassy Creek in April, you will find days in Salisbury are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Pisgah Forest.

Things to do in Salisbury

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Asheboro, Hamptonville, Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area, Tiger World, Weathervane Winery
Highlights from your plan
Tiger World ©
Tiger World
Dennis Vineyards Winery ©
Dennis Vineyards Winery
Rocky Face Mountain Recreational Area ©

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Pisgah Forest

Pisgah Forest ©
Pisgah Forest is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine, explore the striking landscape at Looking Glass Rock, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bold Rock Hard Cider, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Jones Gap State Park. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bald Rock Heritage Preserve, then identify plant and animal life at Wildcat Wayside Mountain Bridge Wilderness Area, then get outside with Davidson River Outfitters, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brevard Brewing company.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Pisgah Forest itinerary site .

You can drive from Salisbury to Pisgah Forest in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Pisgah Forest can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pisgah Forest

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brevard, Cleveland, Bold Rock Hard Cider, Jones Gap State Park
Highlights from your plan
Looking Glass Rock ©
Looking Glass Rock
Jones Gap State Park ©
Jones Gap State Park
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine ©
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine