4 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

4 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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4 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
+3
train + shuttle + taxi + Fly:  6​h
1
Pisgah Forest
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
2
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cherokee
— 1 night
+4
Drive + Fly + taxi + shuttle + train:  6​h 45​min
End: Jacksonville

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Pisgah Forest

Pisgah Forest ©
Pisgah Forest is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Discover how to plan a Pisgah Forest trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Jacksonville to Pisgah Forest is an approximately 6-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Jacksonville in June, with highs in Pisgah Forest at 83°F and lows at 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Pisgah Forest

Parks Nature
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Sliding Rock ©
Sliding Rock

2
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Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Thomas Wolfe Memorial, do a tasting at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company, and finally trek along Craggy Gardens. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at Western North Carolina Nature Center, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then shop like a local with Woolworth Walk.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Asheville online visit planner .

Getting from Pisgah Forest to Asheville by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Asheville

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Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards ©
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards

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night
Cherokee

Cherokee ©
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.
On the 20th (Thu), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then admire the sheer force of Soco Falls.

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Traveling by car from Asheville to Cherokee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. June in Cherokee sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherokee

Tours Outdoors Parks

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Soco Falls
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Soco Falls ©
Soco Falls

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