5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Carolina holiday planner

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Blowing Rock
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Highlands
— 1 night

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Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Grandfather Mountain, then see Off the Grid Mountain Adventures, and then stroll through Rough Ridge Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and float downstream with Wahoo's Adventures and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

Plan my day in Blowing Rock using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Augusta to Blowing Rock is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Augusta in September, things will get slightly colder in Blowing Rock: highs are around 72°F and lows about 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Linville, Off the Grid Mountain Adventures
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Zipline
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Wahoo's Adventures ©
Wahoo's Adventures

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy and then kick your exploration up a notch at French Broad Adventures. On the next day, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Asheville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Blowing Rock to Asheville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Blowing Rock in September: high temperatures in Asheville hover around 79°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Highlands.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Blue Ridge Pkwy, French Broad Adventures
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French Broad Adventures ©
French Broad Adventures
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

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Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): kick your exploration up a notch at Highlands Aerial Park, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Dry Falls.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Highlands travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Highlands in 2 hours. In September in Highlands, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Highlands

Nature · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlands Aerial Park
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Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls
Highlands Aerial Park ©
Highlands Aerial Park
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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