5 days in North Carolina & Chattanooga Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina & Chattanooga Itinerary

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5 days in North Carolina & Chattanooga Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Get in touch with nature at Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park and Pisgah National Forest. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at DuPont State Recreational Forest and Moore Cove Falls. It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Biltmore and admire all the interesting features of Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville itinerary planning website .

New York City to Asheville is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 65°F in Asheville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Pisgah Forest, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, DuPont State Recreational Forest
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Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park ©
Pisgah National Forest ©
Pisgah National Forest
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest

2
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Rock City, look for all kinds of wild species at Lula Lake & Land Trust, and then admire the natural beauty at Rock City Gardens. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Walnut Street Bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lookout Mountain, and then Head underground at Ruby Falls.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chattanooga online journey maker .

Drive from Asheville to Chattanooga in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Asheville in July, with highs in Chattanooga at 90°F and lows at 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lookout Mountain
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Lula Lake & Land Trust ©
Lula Lake & Land Trust
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain

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