28 days in Charlotte & Durham Itinerary

28 days in Charlotte & Durham Itinerary

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Charlotte
— 14 nights
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Durham
— 11 nights
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Charlotte

— 14 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Greenville (Falls Park on the Reedy & Dark Corner Distillery), Hendersonville (Burntshirt Vineyards & Elijah Mountain Gem Mine) and The Millstone Gallery (in Landrum). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame, explore the engaging exhibits at Discovery Place Science, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Charlotte planner.

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to Charlotte is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Dar es Salaam to Charlotte, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dar es Salaam in October, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Charlotte: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Durham.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Durham

— 11 nights

Flowers of the Carolinas

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Get out of town with these interesting Durham side-trips: Greensboro (International Civil Rights Center & Museum & Greensboro Science Center), Raleigh (North Carolina Museum of History, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, &more) and Fayetteville (Cape Fear Botanical Garden & Airborne and Special Operations Museum). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, have fun and explore at Museum of Life + Science, bet on your favorite at Martinsville Speedway, and deepen your understanding at Duke University.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Durham trip website.

Traveling by car from Charlotte to Durham takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Durham sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Durham

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Charlotte

— 1 night

The Queen City

On the 21st (Sun), get outside with The Green.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Charlotte trip planner.

You can drive from Durham to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte

Outdoors
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