6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Charlotte
— 2 nights
2
Wilmington
— 3 nights

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.
On your second day here, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Kings, examine the collection at Carolinas Aviation Museum, and then examine the collection at North Carolina Transportation Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Charlotte day trip planning site.

Madison to Charlotte is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Madison, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Charlotte, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums · Shopping · Classes

Side Trips

North Carolina Transportation Museum, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
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North Carolina Transportation Museum ©
North Carolina Transportation Museum
Mint Museum Uptown ©
Mint Museum Uptown
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings

3
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Appreciate the collections at Old Baldy Lighthouse & Smith Island Museum and Fort Fisher State Historic Site. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area and Bellamy Mansion. Change things up with these side-trips from Wilmington: Room Escape Games (in Jacksonville), Holden Beach (in Holden Beach) and Oak Island Beach (in Oak Island). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center and take a stroll through Downtown Wilmington.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Wilmington tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Charlotte to Wilmington takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in December, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kure Beach, Room Escape Games, Holden Beach, Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, Oak Island Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Baldy Lighthouse & Smith Island Museum ©
Fort Fisher State Historic Site ©
Fort Fisher State Historic Site

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