6 days in Raleigh & Charlotte Itinerary

6 days in Raleigh & Charlotte Itinerary

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6 days in Raleigh & Charlotte Itinerary

Start: Raleigh
1
Raleigh
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Charlotte
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Raleigh

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Get some historical perspective at Duke University Chapel and Old Town Cemetery. Explore Raleigh's surroundings by going to Sarah P. Duke Gardens (in Durham), Destination Downtown (in Mebane) and Conservators Center (in Burlington). There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park, do a tasting at Adams Vineyards, and don't miss a visit to Videri Chocolate Factory.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Raleigh driving holiday planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Raleigh. In March, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Durham, Old Town Cemetery, Conservators Center, Destination Downtown, Adams Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel
Conservators Center ©
Conservators Center

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Muddy River Distillery, and finally get lost in a book at Billy Graham Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Discovery Place Science and then look for all kinds of wild species at The Lazy 5 Ranch.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Charlotte itinerary maker .

You can drive from Raleigh to Charlotte in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. March in Charlotte sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Charlotte

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Belmont, Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve, The Lazy 5 Ranch, Dennis Vineyards Winery
Highlights from your plan
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
Dennis Vineyards Winery ©
Dennis Vineyards Winery
Muddy River Distillery ©
Muddy River Distillery

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