16 days in Asheville & Salida Itinerary

16 days in Asheville & Salida Itinerary

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16 days in Asheville & Salida Itinerary

Start: New Bern
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Asheville
— 6 nights
Drive:  26​h
2
Salida
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: New Bern

6
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Discover out-of-the-way places like New Belgium Brewing Company and Thomas Wolfe Memorial. There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at New Morning Gallery, shop like a local with Woolworth Walk, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and enjoy some diversion at McCormick Field.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville travel route planner .

New Bern to Asheville is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New Bern in October: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 70°F and lows are around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Salida.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Grovewood Village ©
Grovewood Village
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company

7
nights
Salida

Salida ©
The City of Salida is a Statutory City that is the county seat and most populous city of Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum and Room Escape Games. Change things up with these side-trips from Salida: South Park City Museum (in Fairplay), Jumpin' Good Goat Dairy (in Buena Vista) and Blue River Sports (in Breckenridge). There's lots more to do: walk around Riverside Park, take a memorable drive along Spiral Drive, take in the exciting artwork at The Bungled Jungle, and delve into the lush surroundings at Gunnison National Forest.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salida trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Asheville to Salida in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Asheville in October, expect Salida to be little chillier, temps between 65°F and 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salida

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Gunnison, Breckenridge, Buena Vista, Cathedral Lake Trail, South Park City Museum
Highlights from your plan
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Room Escape Games

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