6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
1
Pisgah Forest
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Wilmington
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Newark

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Pisgah Forest

Pisgah Forest
Pisgah Forest is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. On the 18th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Cradle of Forestry.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Pisgah Forest travel itinerary planner .

Newark to Pisgah Forest is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Pisgah Forest

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
We've included these beaches for you: Oak Island Beach and Holden Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Fisher State Historic Site and Old Baldy Lighthouse & Smith Island Museum. There's much more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, immerse yourself in nature at Carolina Beach State Park, take a stroll through Downtown Wilmington, and admire the striking features of Bellamy Mansion.

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You can fly from Pisgah Forest to Wilmington in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Pisgah Forest in August; daily highs in Wilmington reach 88°F and lows reach 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nags Head.

Things to do in Wilmington

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Carolina Beach, Holden Beach, Old Baldy Lighthouse & Smith Island Museum, Fort Fisher State Historic Site, Oak Island Beach
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Holden Beach ©
Holden Beach
Carolina Beach State Park ©
Carolina Beach State Park

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nights
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 22nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, then appreciate the history behind The Monument to a Century of Flight, then steep yourself in history at Whalehead Club, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On your second day here, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, visit a coastal fixture at Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Nags Head trip planner .

You can drive from Wilmington to Nags Head in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. When traveling from Wilmington in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Nags Head: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, Wright Brothers National Memorial, Parasailing & Paragliding, Whalehead Club, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse ©
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse

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