12 days in Lake Toxaway & Lake Lure Itinerary

12 days in Lake Toxaway & Lake Lure Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Carolina Mountains travel route planner

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Fly to Asheville Regional Airport, Drive to Lake Toxaway
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Lake Toxaway
— 5 nights
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Lake Lure
— 6 nights
Fly

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Lake Toxaway

— 5 nights
Lake Toxaway is an unincorporated community in western Transylvania County, North Carolina on U.S. Route 64, and North Carolina Highway 281. Explore Lake Toxaway's surroundings by going to Dry Falls (in Highlands), Devil's Courthouse (in Pisgah Forest) and Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, delve into the lush surroundings at DuPont State Recreational Forest, get your game on at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf, and take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Lake Toxaway online trip planner.

New Orleans to Lake Toxaway is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect nights in Lake Toxaway to be little chillier, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Lake Lure.

Things to do in Lake Toxaway

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Lure

— 6 nights
Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Greenway Bike Trail (in Marion), Hendersonville (Vessel & Elijah Mountain Gem Mine) and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock). There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, tee off at Bald Mountain Golf Course, and make a trip to Lake Lure Flowering Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lake Lure online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lake Toxaway to Lake Lure in 1.5 hours. May in Lake Lure sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Lure

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips