10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Kill Devil Hills
— 1 night
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Wrightsville Beach
— 1 night
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Valle Crucis
— 1 day
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Asheville
— 4 nights
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Bryson City
— 2 nights

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Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Wright Brothers National Memorial and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kill Devil Hills trip itinerary planning tool.

New York City to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Wrightsville Beach.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Nature

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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

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Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach ©
Wrightsville Beach is a town in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stop by Cape Fear Spice Merchants, take a tour of Battleship North Carolina, and then stroll through Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Wrightsville Beach trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Kill Devil Hills to Wrightsville Beach in 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Wrightsville Beach can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Valle Crucis.

Things to do in Wrightsville Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

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Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
Cape Fear Spice Merchants ©
Cape Fear Spice Merchants
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina

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Valle Crucis

Valle Crucis ©
Valle Crucis in an unincorporated community located in Watauga County, North Carolina, United States. On the 25th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain, do a tasting at Grandfather Vineyard & Winery, and then look for gifts at Mast General Store.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Valle Crucis trip planner.

You can drive from Wrightsville Beach to Valle Crucis in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Wrightsville Beach in August; daily highs in Valle Crucis reach 76°F and lows reach 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Valle Crucis

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Wineries

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Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Grandfather Vineyard & Winery ©
Grandfather Vineyard & Winery
Mast General Store ©
Mast General Store

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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.
Head to New Morning Gallery and Lexington Glassworksfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Biltmore Village and Thomas Wolfe Memorial. Venture out of the city with trips to DuPont State Recreational Forest (in Cedar Mountain), Dry Falls (in Highlands) and Cedar Hill Studio & Gallery (in Waynesville). The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Blue Ridge Pkwy, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, get a taste of the local shopping with Woolworth Walk, and wander the streets of River Arts District.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Asheville trip planner.

Traveling by car from Valle Crucis to Asheville takes 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Valle Crucis in August: highs in Asheville hover around 82°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bryson City.

Things to do in Asheville

Shopping · Museums · Nature · Parks

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New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest

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Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, and then view the masterpieces at Oaks Gallery at the Riverwood Shops. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at The Bascom, view the masterpieces at It's By Nature, then shop like a local with Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Cottage Craftsman, and finally view the masterpieces at Elizabeth Ellison Gallery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bryson City tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Asheville to Bryson City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bryson City are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryson City

Shopping · Museums · Tours · Outdoors

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River Rafting & Tubing
It's By Nature ©
It's By Nature
Elizabeth Ellison Gallery ©
Elizabeth Ellison Gallery

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