9 days in North Carolina Itinerary

9 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights
2
Raleigh
— 2 nights
3
Wilmington
— 1 night
4
Charlotte
— 1 night
5
Asheville
— 2 nights

2
nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Your day by day itinerary now includes Cape Hatteras Lighthouse as well as Jennette's Pier. On the 22nd (Wed), enjoy the sea views from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and then take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kill Devil Hills trip planner.

Myrtle Beach to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Myrtle Beach in April; daily highs in Kill Devil Hills reach 66°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Nags Head, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Neuse River Trail has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the world behind art 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. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Neuse River Trail, then engage your brain at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, then see the interesting displays at North Carolina Museum of History, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Raleigh online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kill Devil Hills to Raleigh in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Kill Devil Hills in April, expect nights in Raleigh to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Durham
Highlights from your plan
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ©
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 26th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, then take a tour of Battleship North Carolina, and then stop by Historic District.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Wilmington trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Raleigh to Wilmington in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Wilmington are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Wilmington

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Historic District ©
Historic District
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina
Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens

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 27th (Mon): see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, browse the collection at Billy Graham Library, and then get in on the family fun at Carowinds.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlotte visit planner.

You can fly from Wilmington to Charlotte in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Carowinds ©
Carowinds
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tom's Creek Falls, Blue Ridge Pkwy and Asheville Hiking Tours. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, then admire the natural beauty at Biltmore, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Tom's Creek Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: get in touch with nature with Asheville Hiking Tours and then admire all the interesting features of Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Asheville driving holiday planner.

Drive from Charlotte to Asheville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in April, Asheville is little chillier at night with lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Blue Ridge Pkwy
Highlights from your plan
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

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