5 days in New York City & Charlotte Itinerary

5 days in New York City & Charlotte Itinerary

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5 days in New York City & Charlotte Itinerary

Start: Newark
train:  30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Newark

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and explore and take pictures at The High Line.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip app .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May in New York City, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
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 31st (Fri): get outside with The Green, get lost in a book at Billy Graham Library, and then get your game on at Escape Kings.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlotte trip builder site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Charlotte in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Charlotte to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte

Outdoors Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
The Green ©
The Green

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