15 days in Wilkesboro, Grants & McMinnville Itinerary

15 days in Wilkesboro, Grants & McMinnville Itinerary

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Drive to Wilkesboro
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Wilkesboro
— 5 nights
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Drive to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Fly to Albuquerque International Sunport, Drive to Grants
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Grants
— 5 nights
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Drive to Albuquerque International Sunport, Fly to Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (Lovell Field), Drive to McMinnville
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McMinnville
— 3 nights
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Drive to Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (Lovell Field), Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to New York City

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Wilkesboro

— 5 nights
Wilkesboro is a town in and the county seat of Wilkes County, North Carolina. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wilkes Heritage Museum and W. Kerr Scott Reservoir. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wilkesboro: Mount Airy (Riverside Park, Bear Creek Gifts And Bear Creek Fudge Factory, &more), Grassy Creek Vineyard & Winery (in State Road) and Elkin (Slightly Askew Winery & Elkin Municipal Park). And it doesn't end there: sample the fine beverages at Call Family Distillers, admire the sheer force of Cascades Falls, learn about winemaking at Menarick Vineyard & Winery, and stroll around Riverbend Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Wilkesboro day trip site.

New York City to Wilkesboro is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from New York City in August, expect little chillier with lows of 63°F in Wilkesboro. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grants.

Things to do in Wilkesboro

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Grants

— 5 nights
Grants is a city in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to New Mexico Mining Museum and El Calderon Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Grants side-trips: Zuni (A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center & Old Zuni Mission (Nuestra Senora de la Candelaria) (Our Lady of the Light)), Pueblo of Acoma (Sky City Cultural Center & Haak'u Museum & Acoma Pueblo Sky City) and Sky City Casino (in San Fidel). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Taylor, explore the ancient world of Pueblo Bonito, take in the dramatic natural features at Fajada Butte, and steep yourself in history at Chetro Ketl.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grants holiday builder.

Explore your travel options from Wilkesboro to Grants with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Wilkesboro in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Grants, with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to McMinnville.

Things to do in Grants

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

McMinnville

— 3 nights
McMinnville is the largest city in and the county seat of Warren County, Tennessee, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Isha USA and Big Soddy Creek Gulf. Venture out of the city with trips to Piney Creek Falls (in Spencer), Monteagle Falls (in Monteagle) and Grundy Forest Natural Area (in Tracy City). There's lots more to do: hike along Fiery Gizzard Trail, contemplate the long history of Rhea County Courthouse, do a tasting at Cellar 53 Winery, and stroll through Pocket Wilderness.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our McMinnville tour planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grants to McMinnville. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grants to McMinnville due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grants in August since evenings lows in McMinnville dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in McMinnville

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips