8 days in Charleston, Wilmington & Durham Itinerary

8 days in Charleston, Wilmington & Durham Itinerary

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Charleston
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Wilmington
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Durham
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Charleston — 2 nights

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Charleston holiday builder website.

Philadelphia to Charleston is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 75°F in Charleston. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Wilmington.
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Wilmington — 3 nights

Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Wilmington is known for fun & games, sightseeing, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Riverwalk, kick back and relax at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Wilmington online vacation planner.

You can drive from Charleston to Wilmington in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Wilmington are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Durham.
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Durham — 2 nights

Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): deepen your understanding at Duke University, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and then get curious at Museum of Life + Science. Keep things going the next day: get curious at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and then stroll around Pullen Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Durham tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Wilmington to Durham in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. August in Durham sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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