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Newark (New Jersey) to Charlotte drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Newark (New Jersey) to Charlotte

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Newark (New Jersey) to Charlotte in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Charlotte, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Newark (New Jersey)
drive for about 1.5 hours

11:30 am  Philadelphia
stay for about 3 hours
and leave at 2:30 pm
drive for about 2.5 hours

4:55 pm  Washington, DC
stay overnight at The Jefferson Hotel Washington D.C.
leave the next day around 9:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours
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 Day 2

9:00 am  leave from The Jefferson Hotel Washington D.C.
drive for about 1 hour

10:05 am  Fredericksburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:05 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:07 pm  Richmond
eat at Triple Crossing Brewing Company
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:07 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:04 pm  Kerr Lake
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:04 pm
drive for about 60 minutes

5:03 pm  Durham (North Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:03 pm
drive for about 53 minutes

6:56 pm  Greensboro
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:56 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

9:23 pm  arrive in Charlotte
stay at Omni Charlotte Hotel

day 2 driving ≈ 7.5 hours
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Newark (New Jersey) to Charlotte questions

profile  Shawna asked:
Best place to stop about 5 hours into trip  (1 answer)

What are RV campgrounds along the way?

Philadelphia  (122 answers)
    questions about Philadelphia:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia?
        What is there to do in Philly besides eat cheese steaks?
        Pat's or Geno's: Which has the better cheesesteak?
        Anybody know of great gems in the city I can dine at during my stay?
        Eating out on a budget.

Washington, DC  (179 answers)
    restaurants around Washington, DC:
        Helix Lounge (Hotel Helix)
        Pasha Bistro
    hotels around Washington, DC:
        The Jefferson Hotel Washington D.C.
        Rouge Hotel Washington D.C.
        Topaz Hotel Washington D.C.
        Westin Hotel City Center Washington D.C.
        Helix, a Kimpton Hotel
        Renaissance Mayflower Hotel
        Residence Inn Washington DC / Vermont Ave.
        Donovan House - A Kimpton Hotel
    questions about Washington, DC:
        Best hotel near museums
        Best free things to do in Washington, DC?
        Fun free things to do in D.C.?
        Getting from Union Station to National Mall?
        How to make the most of three days in DC

Fredericksburg  (4 answers)

Richmond  (14 answers)
    Richmond Family Recreation RV Camp  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Richmond:
        Triple Crossing Brewing Company
        Legend Brewing Co
        Legend Brewing Company
    questions about Richmond:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Richmond?
        What is there to do in Richmond?
        Nightlife in Richmond & hotels?

Kerr Lake
    Bullocksville Park - Kerr Lake SRA  (1 mention)
    Satterwhite Point - Kerr Lake SRA  (1 mention)
    Tobacco Farm Campground  (1 mention)
    Nutbush Creek - Kerr Lake SRA  (1 mention)
    Hibernia Park  (1 mention)
    Hibernia - Kerr Lake SRA  (1 mention)
    Henderson Point - Kerr Lake SRA  (1 mention)
    County Line Park  (1 mention)
    County Line - Kerr Lake SRA  (1 mention)
    Kimball Point - Kerr Lake SRA  (1 mention)

Durham (North Carolina)  (13 answers)
    Triangle RV Park  (1 mention)
    Eno River State Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Durham (North Carolina):
        Jo & Joe's Downtown
        Fullsteam Brewery
        Cosmic Cantina
    questions about Durham (North Carolina):
        What is your favorite restaurant in Durham (North Carolina)?
        Looking for a restaurant that will accomodate a group

Greensboro  (7 answers)
    Greensboro KOA  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Greensboro:
        Baja Fresh Mexican Grill
        Gibb's Hundred Brewing
    questions about Greensboro:
        Fun, family friendly activies for the holidays in Greensboro, NC?

Where's the best place to stay in Charlotte?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Charlotte.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Omni Charlotte Hotel.

Want to research more popular hotels in Charlotte? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Charlotte?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on AllStays:

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Charlotte. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
What's the best neighborhood in Charlotte for a first time visitor?  (10 answers)

profile  Valerie from Los Angeles asked:
What is your favorite restaurant in Charlotte?  (9 answers)

profile  Stacey from Fort Myers asked:
Nice suburbs to stay just outside Charlotte  (4 answers)

profile  Julie from Saint Paul (Minnesota) asked:
Farm to Table Dining in Charlotte  (2 answers)

profile  Liz from Washington asked:
What to do in Charlotte while celebrating a 60th Birthday?  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Charlotte.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Charlotte to Newark (New Jersey) drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Newark (New Jersey) to Charlotte. Or get a full Newark (New Jersey) to Charlotte flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Newark (New Jersey) well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Newark (New Jersey)!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 617 miles
driving time of 9 hours, 25 minutes
Charlotte is the same time as Newark (New Jersey)
21 Newark (New Jersey) travel answers
122 Philadelphia travel answers
179 Washington, DC travel answers
4 Fredericksburg travel answers
14 Richmond travel answers
13 Durham (North Carolina) travel answers
7 Greensboro travel answers
42 Charlotte travel answers


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