3 days in North Carolina Itinerary

3 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Bryson City
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Washington DC

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On the next day, learn about winemaking at Biltmore, thenshop like a local with Lexington Glassworks, and then cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Asheville day trip tool.

Washington DC to Asheville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get slightly colder in Asheville: highs are around 84°F and lows about 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bryson City.

Things to do in Asheville

Scenic Drive Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Food Tours
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy

1
night
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 5th (Sun): examine the collection at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryson City route planner.

Getting from Asheville to Bryson City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Bryson City, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryson City

Fun & Games Outdoors Casinos

Side Trip

Cherokee
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River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

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