60 days in North Carolina Itinerary

60 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Nags Head
— 5 nights
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Wilmington
— 8 nights
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Fayetteville
— 6 nights
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Raleigh
— 8 nights
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Greensboro
— 6 nights
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Charlotte
— 7 nights
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Blowing Rock
— 6 nights
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Asheville
— 8 nights
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Cherokee
— 5 nights

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Nags Head side-trips: Corolla (Off-Road Tours, Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, &more), Cape Hatteras National Seashore (in Hatteras Island) and OB-Xscape Rooms (in Southern Shores). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, take an unforgettable tour with Coastal Helicopters, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nags Head vacation planner.

Omaha to Nags Head is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Omaha to Nags Head is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Omaha in February: high temperatures in Nags Head hover around 53°F and lows are around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Nags Head

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Back Country Safari Tours ©
Back Country Safari Tours
Off-Road Tours
Jennette's Pier ©
Jennette's Pier

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wilmington: Sacred Willow Spa (in Calabash), Walton's Distillery (in Jacksonville) and The Fancy Flea Antique Mall (in Shallotte). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Noni Bacca Winery, take an in-depth tour of Cape Fear Museum, take a stroll through Historic District, and add some adventure to your tour with The Adventure Kayak Company - Day Tours.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Wilmington online vacation builder.

You can drive from Nags Head to Wilmington in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Nags Head in February, expect nights in Wilmington to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Fayetteville.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Sacred Willow Spa ©
Sacred Willow Spa
Noni Bacca Winery ©
Noni Bacca Winery
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina

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Fayetteville

Fayetteville ©
Fayetteville is a city in Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fayetteville: Tobacco Road Golf Club (in Sanford), Pinehurst (Pinehurst Course Number 2, Camelot Playground, &more) and Southern Pines (Weymouth Woods, Creation Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with ZipQuest Waterfall & Treetop Adventure, take in the pleasant sights at Cape Fear Botanical Garden, examine the collection at Airborne and Special Operations Museum, and get outside with Paraclete XP Indoor Skydiving.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Fayetteville day trip site.

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Fayetteville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in February, and nighttime lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Fayetteville

Outdoors · Museums · Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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ZipQuest Waterfall & Treetop Adventure ©
ZipQuest Waterfall & Treetop Adventure
Airborne and Special Operations Museum ©
Airborne and Special Operations Museum
Veterans Park ©
Veterans Park

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Raleigh

Raleigh ©

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Change things up with these side-trips from Raleigh: The Carolina Basketball Museum (in Chapel Hill), Durham (Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Duke University Chapel, &more) and Carolina Tiger Rescue (in Pittsboro). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at Cipher Escape, explore the world behind art at North Carolina Museum of Art, hike along Neuse River Trail, and get curious at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Raleigh journey planner.

Traveling by car from Fayetteville to Raleigh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Raleigh sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Greensboro.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

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North Carolina Museum of Art ©
North Carolina Museum of Art
Cipher Escape ©
Cipher Escape
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel

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Greensboro

Greensboro ©
Greensboro is a city in the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Greensboro: Winston Salem (Children's Museum of Winston-Salem, Reynolda House Museum of American Art, &more), Pilot Mountain State Park (in Pinnacle) and Mebane Train Display (in Mebane). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Conservators Center, kick your exploration up a notch at Kersey Valley Zip Line, get a taste of the local shopping with Ambleside Gallery, and examine the collection at International Civil Rights Center & Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Greensboro road trip planning app.

Getting from Raleigh to Greensboro by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Greensboro, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Charlotte.

Things to do in Greensboro

Parks · Museums · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Conservators Center ©
Conservators Center
Greensboro Science Center ©
Greensboro Science Center
Kersey Valley Zip Line ©
Kersey Valley Zip Line

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Charlotte

Charlotte ©

The Queen City

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tiger World (in Rockwell), Mooresville (JR Motorsports & The Pit Indoor Kart Racing) and Morrow Mountain State Park (in Albemarle). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, get curious at Discovery Place Science, and sample the fine beverages at Muddy River Distillery.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Charlotte online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Greensboro to Charlotte in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Out of Time Escape ©
Out of Time Escape
Beer Tastings & Tours

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Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock ©
Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Explore Blowing Rock's surroundings by going to Hawksnest Snow Tubing and Zipline (in Seven Devils), Rough Ridge Lookout (in Linville) and Banner Elk (Sugar Mountain Resort & Flat Top Brewing). There's much more to do: trot along with Vx3 Trail Rides, identify plant and animal life at Grandfather Mountain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Appalachian Ski Mtn., and contemplate the long history of Flat Top Manor.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Blowing Rock trip site.

Drive from Charlotte to Blowing Rock in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Charlotte in March, with highs in Blowing Rock at 50°F and lows at 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hawksnest Snow Tubing and Zipline ©
Hawksnest Snow Tubing and Zipline
Vx3 Trail Rides ©
Vx3 Trail Rides
Appalachians Outdoor Adventures ©
Appalachians Outdoor Adventures

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asheville: Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock), DuPont State Recreational Forest (in Cedar Mountain) and Hendersonville (Elijah Mountain Gem Mine & Bearwallow Mountain). There's still lots to do: savor the flavors at BREW-ed, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, shop like a local with Woolworth Walk, and take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks.

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You can drive from Blowing Rock to Asheville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Blowing Rock, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Asheville, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
BREW-ed ©
BREW-ed
Food Tours
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine ©
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine

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Cherokee

Trails of Legends and Adventures

The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Cherokee side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City), Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center (in Scaly Mountain) and Waterrock Knob (in Maggie Valley). There's still lots to do: try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, admire all the interesting features of Cherohala Skyway, take in the dramatic scenery at Mingo Falls, and test your problem-solving skills at 828 Escape Room.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cherokee visit planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Cherokee in 1.5 hours. In April in Cherokee, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cherokee

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Deals Gap ©
Deals Gap
828 Escape Room ©
828 Escape Room

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