5 days in Charlotte, Duck & Nags Head Itinerary

5 days in Charlotte, Duck & Nags Head Itinerary

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Charlotte
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Duck
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Nags Head
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Charlotte

Charlotte ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get curious at Discovery Place Science and then examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve, get interesting insight from U.S. National Whitewater Center, and then find something for the whole family at Carowinds.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Charlotte tour itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Charlotte. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Duck.

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NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
U.S. National Whitewater Center ©
U.S. National Whitewater Center
Carowinds ©
Carowinds

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Duck

Duck is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): find your balance on the water with Coastal Kayak Touring Company, visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally identify plant and animal life at Currituck Banks Reserve.

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Traveling by flight from Charlotte to Duck takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Charlotte in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Duck, with lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Nags Head.

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Off-Road Tours
Coastal Kayak Touring Company ©
Coastal Kayak Touring Company
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum

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Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): glide peacefully along the water with Outer Banks Adventures, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally stop by Mom's Sweet Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the fine beverages at Outer Banks Distilling, visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, then trot along with Outer Banks Horseback, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nags Head trip itinerary maker app.

Nags Head is just a stone's throw from Duck. In September in Nags Head, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse
Outer Banks Distilling ©
Outer Banks Distilling

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