7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Asheville
— 2 nights
2
Charlotte
— 1 night
3
Corolla
— 1 night
4
Raleigh
— 2 nights

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at St.Claire Art, admire the natural beauty at Biltmore, then look for gifts at Colin's Creatures, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Asheville tour builder website.

Moline to Asheville is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Moline to Asheville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Moline in March: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 58°F and lows are around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Food Tours

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.
On the 18th (Wed), test your team's savvy at Escape Kings, find something for the whole family at Carowinds, and then get lost in a book at Billy Graham Library.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Charlotte route planner.

Drive from Asheville to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Corolla.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks · Fun & Games
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Carowinds ©
Carowinds
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library

1
night
Corolla

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, see Off-Road Tours, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Currituck Beach.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Corolla road trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Charlotte to Corolla in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches
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Off-Road Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum

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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 20th (Fri): have fun and explore at Museum of Life + Science and then take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, get curious at Marbles Kids Museum, and then walk around Pullen Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Raleigh holiday planner.

Drive from Corolla to Raleigh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. March in Raleigh sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Durham
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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ©
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum of Life + Science ©
Museum of Life + Science
Marbles Kids Museum ©
Marbles Kids Museum

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