12 days in Lake Toxaway & Lake Lure Itinerary

12 days in Lake Toxaway & Lake Lure Itinerary

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12 days in Lake Toxaway & Lake Lure Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Lake Toxaway
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Lake Lure
— 6 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: New Orleans

5
nights
Lake Toxaway

Lake Toxaway ©
Lake Toxaway is an unincorporated community in western Transylvania County, North Carolina on U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lake Toxaway: Devil's Courthouse (in Pisgah Forest), Dry Falls (in Highlands) and Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the sheer force of Mingo Falls, stop by Unique Gift Outlet, and delve into the lush surroundings at DuPont State Recreational Forest.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Toxaway trip website .

New Orleans to Lake Toxaway is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Lake Toxaway. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Lake Toxaway, with highs around 80°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Lake Lure.

Things to do in Lake Toxaway

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cherokee, Helen, River Rafting & Tubing, Devil's Courthouse, Dry Falls
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Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
River Rafting & Tubing

6
nights
Lake Lure

Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lake Lure: Hendersonville (Vessel & Elijah Mountain Gem Mine), Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock) and Greenway Bike Trail (in Marion). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, do a tasting at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lure.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lake Lure sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Lake Toxaway to Lake Lure takes 1.5 hours. May in Lake Lure sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lake Lure

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hendersonville, Greenway Bike Trail, Pearson's Falls and Glen, River Rafting & Tubing, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
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Zipline
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge ©
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park ©

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