2 days in North Carolina Itinerary

2 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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2 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Durham
1
Durham
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Durham

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day
Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Ayr Mount Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Bennett Place Historic Site, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, and finally steep yourself in history at Duke Homestead.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Durham trip planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Durham. In June, daily temperatures in Durham can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Durham

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ayr Mount Historic Site
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Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel
Ayr Mount Historic Site ©
Ayr Mount Historic Site
Bennett Place Historic Site ©
Bennett Place Historic Site

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 22nd (Sat): admire the natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, then let your taste buds guide you at Eating Asheville, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Saint Lawrence.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Asheville trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Durham to Asheville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Durham in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Asheville: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Nature Parks Tours
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The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum
Basilica of Saint Lawrence ©
Basilica of Saint Lawrence

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