5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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1
Nags Head
— 1 night
2
Charlotte
— 1 night
3
Asheville
— 2 nights

1
night
Nags Head

Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
On the 2nd (Mon), get your game on at Outer Banks Old Time Photos.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nags Head online holiday planner.

Fort Wayne to Nags Head is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In March, Nags Head is somewhat warmer than Fort Wayne - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors Nature Tours

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Off-Road Tours
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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

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve, get lost in a book at Billy Graham Library, thentest your team's savvy at Escape Kings, and finally get in on the family fun at Carowinds.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Charlotte tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nags Head to Charlotte in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. When traveling from Nags Head in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Charlotte, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trip

Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve
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Carowinds ©
Carowinds
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 5th (Thu), do a tasting at Biltmore, take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks, and then take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, don't miss a visit to Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Asheville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Charlotte to Asheville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Charlotte in March: highs in Asheville hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trips

Pisgah Forest Gem Mine & Gifts, Zipline, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Zipline
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

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