4 days in North Carolina Itinerary

4 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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4 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Kingsport
Drive:  3​h
1
Mount Airy
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Durham
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Kill Devil Hills
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Kingsport

1
day
Mount Airy

Mount Airy ©
Mount Airy is a city in Surry County, North Carolina, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Andy Griffith Museum. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): examine the collection at The Andy Griffith Museum and then cruise along Blue Ridge Parkway.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Mount Airy tour planning website .

Kingsport to Mount Airy is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In April, daytime highs in Mount Airy are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Durham.

Things to do in Mount Airy

Scenic Drive Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Blue Ridge Parkway
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Blue Ridge Parkway ©
Blue Ridge Parkway
The Andy Griffith Museum ©
The Andy Griffith Museum

1
night
Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pullen Park, then explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Durham travel route planning tool .

You can drive from Mount Airy to Durham in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April in Durham, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Raleigh
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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
North Carolina Museum of Art ©
North Carolina Museum of Art
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel

1
night
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind The Monument to a Century of Flight.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Kill Devil Hills journey builder site .

You can drive from Durham to Kill Devil Hills in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Durham in April, plan for little chillier days in Kill Devil Hills, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Nags Head, The Monument to a Century of Flight
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse

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