10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Wilmington
— 2 nights
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Beaufort
— 1 night
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Ocracoke
— 1 night
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Manteo, Roanoke Island
— 2 nights
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Corolla
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Grovewood Village. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, then contemplate the long history of Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, and then snap pictures at Lake Lure Flowering Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Asheville route maker.

Dayton to Asheville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June in Asheville, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Mitchell State Park ©
Mount Mitchell State Park
Grovewood Village ©
Grovewood Village
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site ©
Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

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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 24th (Mon), wander the streets of Downtown Wilmington, then enjoy the sea views from Oak Island Lighthouse, and then kick back and relax at Oak Island Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Bellamy Mansion, steep yourself in history at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Fisher State Historic Site, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Kure Beach Pier.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Wilmington trip maker site.

You can fly from Asheville to Wilmington in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 70°F in Wilmington. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Beaufort.

Things to do in Wilmington

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Oak Island Lighthouse ©
Oak Island Lighthouse
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area ©
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Fort Fisher State Historic Site ©
Fort Fisher State Historic Site

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Beaufort

Beaufort ©
Beaufort is a town in and the county seat of Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground, head off the coast to Shackleford Banks, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Beaufort vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Beaufort takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Wilmington in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Beaufort: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ocracoke.

Things to do in Beaufort

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Shackleford Banks ©
Shackleford Banks
Beaufort Historic Site Old Burying Ground ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
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Ocracoke

Ocracoke ©
Ocracoke is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island, located entirely within Hyde County, North Carolina. On the 27th (Thu), stroll the grounds of British Cemetery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, then don't miss a visit to Fort Ocracoke Monument, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Springers Point.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ocracoke trip itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Beaufort to Ocracoke in 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Ocracoke can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Manteo.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
British Cemetery ©
British Cemetery
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach ©
Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach
Springers Point ©
Springers Point

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Manteo, Roanoke Island

Manteo ©
Manteo is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States, located on Roanoke Island. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and then get engrossed in the history at Buffalo City Exhibit. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse, don't miss a visit to Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station Historic Site & Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Manteo trip planning app.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Ocracoke to Manteo in 5 hours. June in Manteo sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Corolla.

Things to do in Manteo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site ©
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse ©
Roanoke Marshes Lighthouse

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Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
On the 30th (Sun), examine the collection at Corolla Wild Horse Fund Museum and Store, then contemplate the long history of Whalehead Club, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Corolla trip site.

Traveling by car from Manteo to Corolla takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Corolla are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Corolla

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Whalehead Club ©
Whalehead Club
Parasailing & Paragliding
Corolla Wild Horse Fund Museum and Store ©
Corolla Wild Horse Fund Museum and Store

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