3 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

3 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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Asheville
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Highlands
— 1 night

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum, then view the masterpieces at Woolworth Walk, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Navitat Canopy Adventures - Asheville Zipline and then cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Asheville day trip planning app.

Atlanta to Asheville is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of subway, bus, and car. Traveling from Atlanta in October, things will get little chillier in Asheville: highs are around 70°F and lows about 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Highlands.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Navitat Canopy Adventures - Asheville Zipline, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Food Tours
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

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Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): whizz through the canopy at Highlands Aerial Park, admire the sheer force of Dry Falls, and then take in the awesome beauty at Whiteside Mountain.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Highlands day trip planner.

Drive from Asheville to Highlands in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Highlands

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Whiteside Mountain, Highlands Aerial Park
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Highlands Aerial Park ©
Highlands Aerial Park
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls
Whiteside Mountain
Whiteside Mountain

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