4 days in North Carolina Itinerary

4 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Charlotte
— 1 night
2
Raleigh
— 2 nights

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night
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 17th (Fri): browse the collection at Billy Graham Library and then have some family-friendly fun at Escape Kings. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Discovery Place Science, sample the fine beverages at Muddy River Distillery, and then get in on the family fun at Carowinds.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlotte trip maker.

Durham to Charlotte is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Charlotte are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Raleigh.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Muddy River Distillery
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Discovery Place Science ©
Discovery Place Science
Carowinds ©
Carowinds
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, have fun and explore at Marbles Kids Museum, and then stroll around Pullen Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Raleigh online travel route planner.

Getting from Charlotte to Raleigh by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Raleigh can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Durham
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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ©
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Marbles Kids Museum ©
Marbles Kids Museum
Pullen Park ©
Pullen Park

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