11 days in North Carolina Itinerary

11 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Kill Devil Hills
— 1 night
2
Durham
— 2 nights
3
Wilmington
— 2 nights
4
Charlotte
— 2 nights
5
Asheville
— 3 nights

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night
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Outer Banks Old Time Photos.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kill Devil Hills trip simple and quick.

Fort Lauderdale to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December, expect Kill Devil Hills to be much colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Durham.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors Nature Tours

Side Trips

Off-Road Tours, Jockey's Ridge State Park
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Off-Road Tours
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial

2
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
On the 25th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, thenget a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and then get your game on at Urban Axes Durham. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Conservators Center, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duke University Chapel, and then admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens.

For ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Durham day trip planning app.

You can drive from Kill Devil Hills to Durham in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Kill Devil Hills in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Durham, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Wilmington.

Things to do in Durham

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Raleigh, Conservators Center
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Conservators Center ©
Conservators Center
Urban Axes Durham ©
Urban Axes Durham
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel

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nights
Wilmington

Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Battle House Laser Tag, thentake a tour of Battleship North Carolina, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Front Street Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, make a trip to Riverwalk, thenlook for gifts at Cape Fear Spice Merchants, and finally visit Historic District.

To see photos and other tourist information, go to the Wilmington tour planner.

You can drive from Durham to Wilmington in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Durham, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Wilmington, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Wilmington

Fun & Games Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Battle House Laser Tag ©
Battle House Laser Tag
Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens

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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 29th (Tue): engage your brain at Discovery Place Science and then get lost in a book at Billy Graham Library. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve, examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame, thentest your problem-solving skills at Escape Kings, and finally find something for the whole family at Carowinds.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Charlotte trip builder site.

Fly from Wilmington to Charlotte in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Wilmington in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Charlotte: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve
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NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Asheville: Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum (in Maggie Valley) and Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee (in Cherokee). There's much more to do: indulge your taste buds at Biltmore, take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks, explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Asheville journey builder website.

You can drive from Charlotte to Asheville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum
Room Escape Games

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