5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Bryson City
— Few hours
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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Blowing Rock
— 1 night
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Charlotte
— 1 night

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Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 17th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Pincu Pottery and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryson City trip maker app.

Newark to Bryson City is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Newark in August, Bryson City is little chillier at night with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Bryson City

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Shopping
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River Rafting & Tubing
Pincu Pottery ©
Pincu Pottery

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then have some family-friendly fun at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings. On the next day, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Crystal Mountain Gem Mine.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Asheville trip planner.

You can drive from Bryson City to Asheville in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Asheville

Side Trips

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Crystal Mountain Gem Mine ©
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine ©
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine
Food Tours

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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 20th (Tue): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then sample the tasty concoctions at Blowing Rock Brewery.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Blowing Rock trip planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Blowing Rock in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in August, things will get little chillier in Blowing Rock: highs are around 76°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
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Zipline

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Charlotte

Charlotte ©

The Queen City

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 21st (Wed), stop by PuckerButt Pepper Company, then get in on the family fun at Carowinds, and then explore the engaging exhibits at ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Charlotte sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Blowing Rock to Charlotte takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, Charlotte is a bit warmer than Blowing Rock - with highs of 88°F and lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Carowinds ©
Carowinds
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center ©
ImaginOn: The Joe & Joan Martin Center
PuckerButt Pepper Company ©
PuckerButt Pepper Company

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