18 days in Asheville, Valdese & Washington DC Itinerary

18 days in Asheville, Valdese & Washington DC Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner

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Asheville
— 13 nights
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Valdese
— 1 day
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Tallahassee Regional Airport, Drive to Dothan

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Asheville

— 13 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford), Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy (in Sevierville) and Gatlinburg (Zipline, Fowler's Clay Works, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and take a memorable tour with Tumblestone Tours and Transportation.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Asheville trip planning website.

Dothan to Asheville is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, Asheville is slightly colder than Dothan - with highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Valdese.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Valdese

— 1 day
Valdese is a town in Burke County, North Carolina, United States. On the 20th (Thu), stroll around McGalliard Falls Park, see the interesting displays at Waldensian Heritage Musuem, and then do a tasting at Six Waterpots Vineyard and Winery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Valdese tour itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Valdese takes 1.5 hours. In May in Valdese, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Valdese

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Wineries

Side Trip

Washington DC

— 4 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner.

You can drive from Valdese to Washington DC in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Valdese in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip