10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Chimney Rock
— 2 nights
2
Saluda
— 2 nights
3
Highlands
— 1 night
4
Asheville
— 2 nights
5
Linville
— 2 nights

2
nights
Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock is a village in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chimney Rock Adventure Golf as well as Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park. On the 15th (Mon), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Chimney Rock Gemstone Mine. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Catawba Falls, thenexperience rural life at Sweet Betsy Farm, and then get your game on at Chimney Rock Adventure Golf.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chimney Rock road trip site.

Charlotte to Chimney Rock is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Charlotte in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Chimney Rock, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saluda.

Things to do in Chimney Rock

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Catawba Falls, Zipline, Sweet Betsy Farm
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park ©
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
Catawba Falls ©
Catawba Falls

2
nights
Saluda

Saluda ©
The City of Saluda is located in both Henderson and Polk counties in the U.S. Pearson's Falls and Glen has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Wed), witness the site of a historic battle at Cowpens National Battlefield, thenlearn about winemaking at Russian Chapel Hills Winery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Pearson's Falls and Glen. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, thentake a peaceful walk through DuPont State Recreational Forest, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Fred W. Symmes Chapel.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Saluda journey planner.

Drive from Chimney Rock to Saluda in an hour. Expect a daytime high around °F in April, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Highlands.

Things to do in Saluda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cedar Mountain, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, Russian Chapel Hills Winery, Cowpens National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Cowpens National Battlefield ©
Cowpens National Battlefield
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest
Pearson's Falls and Glen ©
Pearson's Falls and Glen

1
night
Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take a peaceful walk through Panthertown Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at King Creek Falls, thenhike along Hemlock Falls Trail, thensee the interesting displays at Foxfire Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Sky Valley Overlook.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Highlands trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Saluda to Highlands takes 2 hours. In April in Highlands, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Highlands

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Foxfire Museum, King Creek Falls, Sky Valley Overlook, Hemlock Falls Trail, Panthertown Valley
Highlights from your plan
Panthertown Valley ©
Panthertown Valley
Fishing Charters & Tours
Sky Valley Overlook ©
Sky Valley Overlook

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum, thentake in the exciting artwork at Blue Spiral 1, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Saint Lawrence and then get your bearings at The Folk Art Center.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Asheville trip planner.

You can drive from Highlands to Asheville in 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Asheville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Linville.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of Saint Lawrence ©
Basilica of Saint Lawrence
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum ©
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum

2
nights
Linville

Linville ©
Linville is a community centered just south of the US 221 and NC 105 intersection in Avery County, North Carolina. On the 23rd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Grandfather Mountain and then do a tasting at Linville Falls Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Roan Mountain State Park, admire the sheer force of Bobby McLean Memorial Park, thenexplore the world behind art at Crossnore Weavers and Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at E.H. Sloop Chapel.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Linville holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Linville takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Asheville in April, things will get slightly colder in Linville: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Linville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Crossnore, Newland, Roan Mountain State Park
Highlights from your plan
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Roan Mountain State Park ©
Roan Mountain State Park
E.H. Sloop Chapel ©
E.H. Sloop Chapel

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