3 days in Charlotte & Asheville Itinerary

3 days in Charlotte & Asheville Itinerary

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3 days in Charlotte & Asheville Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  4​h
1
Charlotte
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Chicago

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Levine Museum of the New South and then see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Charlotte trip website .

Chicago to Charlotte is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Charlotte. Traveling from Chicago in April, things will get a bit warmer in Charlotte: highs are around 73°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums
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NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Levine Museum of the New South ©
Levine Museum of the New South

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, then explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum, and then examine the collection at Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through DuPont State Recreational Forest and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

Before you visit Asheville, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Charlotte to Asheville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Charlotte in April since evenings lows in Asheville dip to 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, DuPont State Recreational Forest
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