6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  5​h
1
Durham
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Orlando

1
night
Durham

Durham
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens. On the next day, explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, then take an in-depth tour of Marbles Kids Museum, and finally stroll around Pullen Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Durham tour itinerary maker site .

Orlando to Durham is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Orlando in March, you will find days in Durham are little chillier (61°F), and nights are much colder (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Durham

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Raleigh
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Marbles Kids Museum ©
Marbles Kids Museum
Pullen Park ©
Pullen Park

2
nights
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 25th (Wed), examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame, have some family-friendly fun at Escape Kings, and then find something for the whole family at Carowinds. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Discovery Place Science and then browse the collection at Billy Graham Library.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Charlotte trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Durham to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums
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Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Discovery Place Science ©
Discovery Place Science
Carowinds ©
Carowinds

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 27th (Fri), cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): savor the flavors at Biltmore, sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Elijah Mountain Gem Mine.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Asheville online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Charlotte to Asheville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Charlotte in March, expect nights in Asheville to be about the same, around 36°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Elijah Mountain Gem Mine ©
Elijah Mountain Gem Mine
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy

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