10 days in Lake Lure, Charleston & Blue Ridge Itinerary

10 days in Lake Lure, Charleston & Blue Ridge Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Lake Lure
— 3 nights
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Charleston
— 2 nights
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Blue Ridge
— 3 nights
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Lake Lure

— 3 nights
Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. Bring the kids along to Zipline and Pearson's Falls and Glen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lake Lure: Linville Gorge (in Linville Falls), Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Saluda). There's much more to do: take in the views from Lake Lure Flowering Bridge, see the interesting displays at The Right Track Toy Train Museum, go deep underground at The Gem Mine, and make a splash at Lake Lure Beach and Water Park.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lake Lure trip itinerary planner.

Chattanooga to Lake Lure is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. In July in Lake Lure, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Lake Lure

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Charleston

— 2 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Attractions like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Ghost & Vampire Tours make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on Charleston Fossil Adventures, explore the galleries of Fort Sumter National Monument, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square, and contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Charleston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Lure to Charleston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Lake Lure in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Charleston, with lows of 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Blue Ridge

— 3 nights

Historic High Country

A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards, and finally stop by Humble Pie Boutique. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Vogel State Park, take in the awesome beauty at Brasstown Bald, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Morganton Point Recreation Area.

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Traveling by combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi from Charleston to Blue Ridge takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. Traveling from Charleston in July, expect Blue Ridge to be slightly colder, temps between 84°F and 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Parks · Adventure · Tours · Nature

Side Trips