5 days in Elmira & North Carolina Itinerary

5 days in Elmira & North Carolina Itinerary

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5 days in Elmira & North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Wilkes-Barre
Drive:  2​h
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Elmira
— 1 day
Fly:  9​h
2
Bryson City
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Asheville
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Wilmington
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
5
Nags Head
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
End: Wilkes-Barre

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Elmira

Elmira ©
Elmira is a city in Chemung County, New York, US. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): examine the collection at Corning Museum of Glass and then explore and take pictures at Harris Hill Soaring Corporation.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Elmira trip maker .

Wilkes-Barre to Elmira is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In May, daytime highs in Elmira are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bryson City.

Things to do in Elmira

Museums

Side Trip

Corning Museum of Glass
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Corning Museum of Glass ©
Corning Museum of Glass
Harris Hill Soaring Corporation ©
Harris Hill Soaring Corporation

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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 21st (Tue): browse the exhibits of Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bryson City holiday website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Elmira to Bryson City. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Bryson City

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee
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River Rafting & Tubing
Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee ©
Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

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Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 22nd (Wed), sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip maker website .

Drive from Bryson City to Asheville in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Food Tours

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Battleship North Carolina, take a stroll through Historic District, and then don't miss a visit to Riverwalk.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Wilmington trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Asheville to Wilmington in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Asheville in May; daily highs in Wilmington reach 81°F and lows reach 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nags Head.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums Neighborhoods
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Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina
Riverwalk ©
Riverwalk

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Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park and then contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nags Head online journey builder .

You can drive from Wilmington to Nags Head in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Wilmington in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Nags Head: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wright Brothers National Memorial
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Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial

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