15 days in Charlotte & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

15 days in Charlotte & Yellowstone National Park Itinerary

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Charlotte

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Lazy 5 Ranch and Little Sugar Creek Greenway. Kids will enjoy Reed Gold Mine and McDowell Nature Center and Preserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Charlotte: Concord (Frank Liske Park & Zmax Dragway), Crowders Mountain State Park (in Kings Mountain) and Gastonia (The Schiele Museum of Natural History & Rankin Lake Park). The adventure continues: bet on your favorite at Charlotte Motor Speedway, explore the engaging exhibits at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center, see the interesting displays at Carolinas Aviation Museum, and walk around Freedom Park.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Charlotte itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Charlotte. September in Charlotte sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Charlotte

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aurum Geyser.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel planning tool.

You can fly from Charlotte to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Charlotte in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 60°F and lows at 33°F. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails