4 days in North Carolina Itinerary

4 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Asheville
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Bryson City
— 1 night
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Highlands
— 1 night

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 16th (Fri), sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, admire the natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On your second day here, kick your exploration up a notch at Navitat Canopy Adventures - Asheville Zipline and then take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Asheville road trip planner.

New York City to Asheville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for little chillier nights in Asheville, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Bryson City.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Food Tours
Navitat Canopy Adventures - Asheville Zipline ©

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Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, examine the collection at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and then try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bryson City online visit planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Bryson City in 1.5 hours. In October in Bryson City, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Highlands.

Things to do in Bryson City

Museums · Outdoors · Casinos · Adventure

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

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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, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dry Falls, and then take in the awesome beauty at Whiteside Mountain.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Highlands trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bryson City to Highlands takes 1.5 hours. October in Highlands sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 44°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Highlands

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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

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