2 days in Asheville & Pisgah Forest Itinerary

2 days in Asheville & Pisgah Forest Itinerary

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2 days in Asheville & Pisgah Forest Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Pisgah Forest
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): hike along Craggy Gardens and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Asheville attractions site .

Atlanta to Asheville is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or fly. Traveling from Atlanta in August, things will get a bit cooler in Asheville: highs are around 82°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Pisgah Forest.

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The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

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day
Pisgah Forest

Pisgah Forest ©
Pisgah Forest is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. On the 3rd (Sat), take a peaceful walk through Pisgah National Forest.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pisgah Forest travel website .

You can drive from Asheville to Pisgah Forest in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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Pisgah National Forest ©
Pisgah National Forest

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