5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  5​h
1
Charlotte
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cherokee
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Wilmington
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Corolla
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + ferry:  6​h
End: Toronto

few
hours
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.
On the 7th (Fri), examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame and then examine the collection at Mint Museum Uptown.

For traveler tips and tourist information, refer to the Charlotte route planning website .

Toronto, Canada to Charlotte is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Toronto in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Charlotte: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums
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NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Mint Museum Uptown ©
Mint Museum Uptown

1
night
Cherokee

The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cherokee vacation planning site .

Traveling by car from Charlotte to Cherokee takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Charlotte in June, with highs in Cherokee at 32°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Cherokee

Adventure Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

2
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 9th (Sun), learn about all things military at Battleship North Carolina, then enjoy the sand and surf at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Broomtail Craft Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): do a tasting at Noni Bacca Winery, wander the streets of Historic District, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Oak Island Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Wilmington online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Cherokee to Wilmington in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cherokee in June, with highs in Wilmington at 36°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Corolla.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Oak Island Beach, Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
Highlights from your plan
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Noni Bacca Winery ©
Noni Bacca Winery
Historic District ©
Historic District

1
day
Corolla

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): kick back and relax at Currituck Beach, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Corolla trip planner.

Getting from Wilmington to Corolla by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. June in Corolla sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Currituck Beach ©
Currituck Beach
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©

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