16 days in Charlotte & San Diego Itinerary

16 days in Charlotte & San Diego Itinerary

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Charlotte
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San Diego
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Charlotte

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Downtown Mt. Airy and Ghost & Vampire Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charlotte: Mount Airy (Mayberry Replica Courthouse, Floyd's City Barbershop, &more), Old Salem Museums & Gardens (in Winston Salem) and Greenville (GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail & Dark Corner Distillery). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Hendrick Motorsports Complex, enjoy breathtaking views from Charlotte Douglas Airport Overlook, bet on your favorite at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and get the adrenaline pumping with Rusty Wallace Racing Experience.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Charlotte trip itinerary app.

New York City to Charlotte is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Charlotte when traveling from New York City in October, with lows around 51°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Diego.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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Biking Trail
GHS Swamp Rabbit Trail
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Specialty Museum
Hendrick Motorsports Complex
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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to San Diego Bay Walk and Botanical Building and Lily Pond. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine), Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside) and Carlsbad Village (in Carlsbad). There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender, get engrossed in the history at Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and tee off at Torrey Pines Golf Course.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to San Diego takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charlotte to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Side Trips

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Historic Walking Area
San Diego Bay Walk
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