6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly:  4​h
1
Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Durham
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Wilmington
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
New Bern
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Kill Devil Hills
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Springfield

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Billy Graham Library, then sample the fine beverages at Muddy River Distillery, and then find something for the whole family at Carowinds.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Charlotte trip planning website .

Springfield to Charlotte is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Springfield to Charlotte is 1 hour. March in Charlotte sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Durham.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Muddy River Distillery
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Carowinds ©
Carowinds
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

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Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
On the 13th (Wed), stroll through Pullen Park, admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duke University Chapel, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Durham itinerary planner .

Drive from Charlotte to Durham in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Durham are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Wilmington.

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

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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 14th (Thu): learn about all things military at Battleship North Carolina, contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, and then wander the streets of Historic District.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Wilmington trip maker site .

Drive from Durham to Wilmington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to New Bern.

Things to do in Wilmington

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina

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New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. On the 15th (Fri), view the masterpieces at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Fine Art at Baxters, tour the pleasant surroundings at Creekside Park, then browse the exhibits of North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New Bern journey builder .

Getting from Wilmington to New Bern by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in New Bern, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in New Bern

Museums Shopping Parks
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Fine Art at Baxters ©
Fine Art at Baxters
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola ©
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola

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Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. On the 16th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, then enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally get your game on at Outer Banks Old Time Photos.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Kill Devil Hills trip planner .

Traveling by car from New Bern to Kill Devil Hills takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from New Bern in March, plan for little chillier days in Kill Devil Hills, with highs around 55°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Nags Head
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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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