7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Nags Head
— 1 night
2
Raleigh
— 1 night
3
Asheville
— 2 nights
4
Charlotte
— 2 nights

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night
Nags Head

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Nags Head holiday website.

Boston to Nags Head is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In March, Nags Head is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Nags Head

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
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 22nd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Marbles Kids Museum, thenget a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, thenidentify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park, and finally stroll around Pullen Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Raleigh trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Nags Head to Raleigh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. March in Raleigh sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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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

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum and then explore and take pictures at Blue Ridge Pkwy. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Biltmore and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Asheville online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Raleigh to Asheville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In March in Asheville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Blue Ridge Pkwy, Zipline
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Zipline
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

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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.
On the 25th (Wed), test your problem-solving skills at Escape Kings, find something for the whole family at Carowinds, and then browse the collection at Billy Graham Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Discovery Place Science and then examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Charlotte trip planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. March in Charlotte sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks
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Discovery Place Science ©
Discovery Place Science
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Carowinds ©
Carowinds

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