6 days in Henderson & Clarksville Itinerary

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Fly to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Drive to Henderson
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Drive to Raleigh Durham International Airport, Fly to New York City


Henderson — 3 nights

Henderson, a city with a population of 15,368 at the 2010 census, is the county seat of Vance County, North Carolina, United States.HistoryThe city was named in honor of former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Leonard Henderson, who lived nearby and was a friend of early settler Lewis Reavis. Explore hidden gems such as Tobacco Farm Life Museum and Tar River Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Roanoke Canal Museum and Trail and Beaverdam Recreation Area. Explore Henderson's surroundings by going to Cryptozoology & Paranormal Museum (in Littleton), Historic Halifax (in Halifax) and White Street Brewing Co. (in Wake Forest). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Country Doctor Museum, explore the activities along Lake Gaston, and stroll around Kerr Lake State Recreation Area.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Henderson tour site.

New York City to Henderson is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Henderson, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 36°F. You will leave for Clarksville on the 1st (Thu).
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Clarksville — 2 nights

Clarksville is a town in Mecklenburg county in the U.S. state of Virginia, near the southern border of the commonwealth. Let the collections at Tobacco Farm Life Museum of Virginia and South Hill Model Train Museum capture your imagination. Step off the beaten path and head to Prestwould Plantation and Gardens and Staunton River State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Clarksville side-trips: Twin Lakes State Park (in Green Bay), Robert Russa Moton Museum (in Farmville) and The Prizery (in South Boston). There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Rosemont of Virginia Winery, stroll around Occoneechee State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at John H Kerr Dam And Reservoir, and see the interesting displays at MacCallum More Museum and Gardens.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Clarksville trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Henderson to Clarksville. In April, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive back home.
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