10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Highlands
— 1 night
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Bryson City
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Wilmington
— 1 night
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Kill Devil Hills
— 3 nights

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Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dry Falls, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteside Mountain.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Highlands trip planner.

Boise to Highlands is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Highlands is 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Highlands are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bryson City.

Things to do in Highlands

Parks · Nature

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Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls
Whiteside Mountain
Whiteside Mountain

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Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 12th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at The Storytelling Center of the Southern Appalachians at Bryson City, try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bryson City trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Highlands to Bryson City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October in Bryson City, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Bryson City

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Get out of town with these interesting Asheville side-trips: Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum (in Maggie Valley) and Zipline (in Lake Lure). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Biltmore, explore and take pictures at Blue Ridge Pkwy, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Lexington Glassworks.

Start your trip to Asheville by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Bryson City to Asheville takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Asheville are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 16th (Wed), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then get your game on at Battle House Laser Tag, then step aboard Battleship North Carolina, and finally look for gifts at Old Books on Front Street.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Wilmington trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Asheville to Wilmington in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Asheville in October; daily highs in Wilmington reach 77°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Wilmington

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Battle House Laser Tag ©
Battle House Laser Tag
Room Escape Games
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina

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Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Change things up with these side-trips from Kill Devil Hills: Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum (in Rodanthe), Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum (in Corolla) and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (in Buxton). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, and enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse.

Start your trip to Kill Devil Hills by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Wilmington to Kill Devil Hills in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Wilmington in October, you will find days in Kill Devil Hills are little chillier (72°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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Outer Banks Distilling ©
Outer Banks Distilling
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

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