5 days in Fancy Gap, Asheville & Bryson City Itinerary

5 days in Fancy Gap, Asheville & Bryson City Itinerary

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5 days in Fancy Gap, Asheville & Bryson City Itinerary

Start: Fancy Gap
Fancy Gap
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Bryson City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Fancy Gap

Fancy Gap

Fancy Gap ©
Fancy Gap is a census-designated place (CDP) in Carroll County, Virginia, United States. On the 25th (Mon), do a tasting at Stony Knoll Vineyards, then steep yourself in history at Hutchinson House, and then learn about winemaking at West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the fresh offerings at Southwest Virginia Farmers Market, tee off at Primland Resort Golf Course, and then stop by Fancy Gap Pottery and Fabric Outlet.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Fancy Gap. In November, daily temperatures in Fancy Gap can reach 54°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Fancy Gap

Outdoors Golf Shopping

Side Trips

Hutchinson House, Stony Knoll Vineyards, West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery, Southwest Virginia Farmers Market, Primland Resort Golf Course
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Primland Resort Golf Course ©
Primland Resort Golf Course
Stony Knoll Vineyards ©
Stony Knoll Vineyards
Southwest Virginia Farmers Market ©
Southwest Virginia Farmers Market


Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): view the masterpieces at New Morning Gallery, then explore and take pictures at Grandad's Apples, then learn about winemaking at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Burntshirt Vineyards. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside Cemetery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company, then take a stroll through Asheville Drum Circle, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Urban Trail.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Asheville day trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fancy Gap to Asheville. In November, daytime highs in Asheville are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bryson City.

Things to do in Asheville

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards ©
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards
New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery
Asheville Drum Circle ©
Asheville Drum Circle

Bryson City

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 29th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Elizabeth Ellison Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with The Cottage Craftsman, then shop like a local with Pincu Pottery, then see the interesting displays at Smoky Mountain Trains Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Nantahala Brewing Company.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bryson City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Bryson City takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Bryson City can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryson City

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
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Smoky Mountain Trains Museum ©
Smoky Mountain Trains Museum
The Cottage Craftsman ©
The Cottage Craftsman
Elizabeth Ellison Gallery ©
Elizabeth Ellison Gallery