4 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

4 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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Cherokee
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 2 nights

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Cherokee

Trails of Legends and Adventures

The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum and then try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Smoky Mountain Trains Museum, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dry Falls.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cherokee trip planning site.

Mobile to Cherokee is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. Traveling from Mobile to Cherokee, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mobile in October; daily highs in Cherokee reach 70°F and lows reach 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Cherokee

Museums · Casinos · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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River Rafting & Tubing
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum ©

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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 19th (Mon), get interesting insight from Navitat Canopy Adventures - Asheville Zipline and then cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Asheville travel planner.

Traveling by car from Cherokee to Asheville takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Asheville are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Food Tours
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

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