5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly + Drive:  6​h
1
Corolla
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
2
Blowing Rock
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Asheville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
Corolla

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Corolla trip itinerary maker app .

Fort Lauderdale to Corolla is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, expect Corolla to be slightly colder, temps between 76°F and 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Corolla

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wright Brothers National Memorial
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Off-Road Tours
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
day
Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours and then take in the awesome beauty at Grandfather Mountain.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Blowing Rock day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Corolla to Blowing Rock takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. In October, Blowing Rock is slightly colder than Corolla - with highs of 64°F and lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Grandfather Mountain
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Zipline
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): learn about winemaking at Biltmore and then look for all kinds of wild species at DuPont State Recreational Forest. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum and then cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville day trip tool .

You can drive from Blowing Rock to Asheville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Blowing Rock in October, expect nights in Asheville to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

DuPont State Recreational Forest, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
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Blue Ridge Pkwy
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest

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