14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Seattle
Fly + Taxi:  9 h 30 min
1
Southport
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Wilmington
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Swansboro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Washington
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Williamston
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
6
Edenton
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
New Bern
— 2 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Seattle

1
night
Southport

Southport ©
Southport is a city in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Fort Johnston - Southport Museum & Visitors Center, then visit Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry, then take in the waterfront at Southport Pier and RIverwalk, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity United Methodist Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Southport route planning app.

Seattle to Southport is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Southport, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Southport, with highs around 57°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Southport

Transportation Museums Historic Sites
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2
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take a tour of Battleship North Carolina, then take a stroll through Historic District, and then make a trip to Riverwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, then steep yourself in history at Airlie Gardens, then have some family-friendly fun at Battle House Laser Tag, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Front Street Brewery.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Wilmington road trip planning website.

Getting from Southport to Wilmington by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in February, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Swansboro.

Things to do in Wilmington

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
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Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina
Battle House Laser Tag ©
Battle House Laser Tag
Historic District ©
Historic District

2
nights
Swansboro

Swansboro ©
Swansboro is a town in Onslow County, North Carolina, United States, located along the Atlantic Ocean. On the 27th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary, go for a walk through Lejeune Memorial Gardens, then sample the fine beverages at Walton's Distillery, then make a trip to Onslow Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally look for gifts at Candy Edventure. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Hammocks Beach State Park, admire the majestic nature at Fort Macon State Park, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverfront Park, Swansboro, NC.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Swansboro trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Wilmington to Swansboro by car takes about 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Washington.

Things to do in Swansboro

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Jacksonville, Possumwood Acres Wildlife Sanctuary, North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, Fort Macon State Park
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Walton's Distillery ©
Walton's Distillery
Fort Macon State Park ©
Fort Macon State Park
North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores ©

1
night
Washington

Washington ©
Washington, commonly known as The Original Washington, or Little Washington, is a city in Beaufort County, North Carolina, United States, located on the northern bank of the Pamlico River. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): make a trip to Bonner's Point, then admire the majestic nature at Goose Creek State Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Episcopal Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Washington route tool.

Getting from Swansboro to Washington by car takes about 1.5 hours. February in Washington sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Williamston.

Things to do in Washington

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Bonner's Point
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Goose Creek State Park ©
Goose Creek State Park
Bonner's Point ©
Bonner's Point
St. Peter's Episcopal Church ©
St. Peter's Episcopal Church

1
night
Williamston

Williamston ©
Williamston is a town in Martin County, North Carolina, United States. On the 1st (Sun), get in on the family fun at Deadwood and then contemplate the long history of Fort Branch.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Williamston trip planner.

Williamston is very close to Washington. In February, plan for daily highs up to 56°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Edenton.

Things to do in Williamston

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Branch
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Deadwood ©
Deadwood

4
nights
Edenton

Edenton ©
Edenton is a town on Albemarle Sound in Chowan County, North Carolina, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Edenton: Corolla (What the Shell & Off-Road Tours), Wright Brothers National Memorial (in Kill Devil Hills) and Nags Head (Jockey's Ridge State Park & Bodie Island Lighthouse). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum, stroll around Windsor Castle Park, don't miss a visit to 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sylvan Heights Bird Park.

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Drive from Williamston to Edenton in an hour. In March, daily temperatures in Edenton can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Bern.

Things to do in Edenton

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Smithfield, Corolla, Nags Head, Suffolk Seaboard Station Railroad Museum, Wright Brothers National Memorial
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Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. On the 6th (Fri), shop like a local with Fine Art at Baxters, steep yourself in history at North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace, then have some family-friendly fun at Bear Towne Escape Room, and finally contemplate the long history of Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up some local products at New Bern Farmers Market, stroll around New Bern Historical Society Civil War Battlefield Park, and then stroll around Creekside Park.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Bern trip planning app.

Drive from Edenton to New Bern in 2 hours. In March in New Bern, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Bern

Shopping Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola ©
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola
North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace ©
Bear Towne Escape Room ©
Bear Towne Escape Room

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