8 days in Dallas & Charlotte Itinerary

8 days in Dallas & Charlotte Itinerary

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8 days in Dallas & Charlotte Itinerary

Start: Dallas
1
Dallas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Dallas

4
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Popular historic sites such as Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and Fort Worth Botanic Garden are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Worth Zoo and Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. Step out of Dallas to go to Arlington and see River Legacy Park, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Frisco RoughRiders, take in panoramic vistas at Reunion Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, and examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Dallas. In July, plan for daily highs up to 96°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Arlington, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, Frisco RoughRiders
Highlights from your plan
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Fort Worth Botanic Garden ©
Fort Worth Botanic Garden

2
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.
Get outdoors at Kings Mountain National Military Park and Carolina Raptor Center. Step out of Charlotte with an excursion to The Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Nature Center and Preserve, find something for the whole family at Carowinds, and see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read our Charlotte online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Charlotte takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Charlotte due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in August: high temperatures in Charlotte hover around 88°F and lows are around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Carolina Raptor Center, The Lazy 5 Ranch, Kings Mountain National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Kings Mountain National Military Park ©
The Lazy 5 Ranch ©
The Lazy 5 Ranch
Carolina Raptor Center ©
Carolina Raptor Center

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