3 days in North Carolina Itinerary

3 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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3 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Durham
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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New Bern
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Wilmington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Durham

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New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our New Bern visit app .

Durham to New Bern is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. June in New Bern sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in New Bern

Shopping Historic Sites
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Mitchell Hardware ©
Mitchell Hardware
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola ©
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, kick back and relax at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, and then do a tasting at Noni Bacca Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship NORTH CAROLINA and then kick back and relax at Oak Island Beaches.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Wilmington trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from New Bern to Wilmington in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Wilmington are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Oak Island Beach, Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
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Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina
Oak Island Beach ©
Oak Island Beach

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