8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Charlotte
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Charlotte
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Fargo
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Tram + Foot + Fly:  9 h 30 min
4
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Charlotte

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Carolinas Aviation Museum, browse the collection at Billy Graham Library, and then get in on the family fun at Carowinds.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Charlotte trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Charlotte. In June, daytime highs in Charlotte are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Charlotte

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Carolinas Aviation Museum ©
Carolinas Aviation Museum
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
Carowinds ©
Carowinds

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): admire the striking features of Reliance Building, walk around Millennium Park, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago tour builder site.

Getting from Charlotte to Chicago by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to Chicago. When traveling from Charlotte in June, plan for slightly colder days in Chicago, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Fargo.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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Fargo

Fargo ©
Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): deepen your understanding at North Dakota State University and then play a few rounds at Edgewood Golf.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Fargo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Chicago to Fargo in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Fargo, with lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Fargo

Golf Outdoors
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North Dakota State University ©
North Dakota State University

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Sol Duc Hot Springs, hike along Sol Duc Falls, and then take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park. Keep things going the next day: hike along Second Beach Trail and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park road trip tool.

You can fly from Fargo to Olympic National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Fargo to Olympic National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Fargo in July, with highs in Olympic National Park at 70°F and lows at 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail

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nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle driving holiday planner.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Seattle by bus takes about 4.5 hours. In July, Seattle is a bit warmer than Olympic National Park - with highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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