3 days in North Carolina & Independence Itinerary

3 days in North Carolina & Independence Itinerary

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3 days in North Carolina & Independence Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Bryson City
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Lake Lure
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + bus:  7​h 45​min
3
Independence
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Newark

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Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bryson City sightseeing app .

Newark to Bryson City is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Newark in July since evenings lows in Bryson City dip to 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Lake Lure.

Things to do in Bryson City

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River Rafting & Tubing

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Lake Lure

Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. On the 5th (Fri), snap pictures at Lake Lure Flowering Bridge and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Lure trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Bryson City to Lake Lure takes 2 hours. In July in Lake Lure, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Independence.

Things to do in Lake Lure

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Zipline
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge ©
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

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Independence

Independence ©
Independence is the fifth-largest city in the state of Missouri. On the 6th (Sat), get advice or help at Harry S. Truman Library and Museum.

For reviews and more tourist information, go to the Independence trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Lake Lure to Independence takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Lake Lure to Independence, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Independence, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 72°F at night. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Independence

Museums
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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum ©

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