6 days in North Carolina Piedmont Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Piedmont Itinerary

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6 days in North Carolina Piedmont Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  4​h
1
Charlotte
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Greensboro
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Raleigh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Orlando

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 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve and then see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame. Here are some ideas for day two: get lost in a book at Billy Graham Library, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Muddy River Distillery, then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Kings, and finally find something for the whole family at Carowinds.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Charlotte trip itinerary builder tool .

Orlando to Charlotte is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in November, you will find days in Charlotte are slightly colder (63°F), and nights are cooler (39°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Greensboro.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve, Muddy River Distillery
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Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Carowinds ©
Carowinds

2
nights
Greensboro

Greensboro ©
Greensboro is a city in the U.S. On the 17th (Sun), get to know the resident critters at North Carolina Zoo and then get your game on at Kersey Valley Spooky Woods. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Pilot Mountain State Park, engage your brain at Greensboro Science Center, and then examine the collection at International Civil Rights Center & Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Greensboro online vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Charlotte to Greensboro takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Greensboro

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Kersey Valley Spooky Woods, North Carolina Zoo, Pilot Mountain State Park
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North Carolina Zoo ©
North Carolina Zoo
Greensboro Science Center ©
Greensboro Science Center

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Marbles Kids Museum, explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, then identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park, and finally stroll around Pullen Park.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Raleigh trip maker app .

You can drive from Greensboro to Raleigh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Raleigh can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Durham
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Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
North Carolina Museum of Art ©
North Carolina Museum of Art