6 days in Asheville & East Tennessee Itinerary

6 days in Asheville & East Tennessee Itinerary

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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Knoxville
— 3 nights
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Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get lost in a book at The Folk Art Center, sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, then explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum, and finally shop like a local with New Morning Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then go all around town with BREW-ed.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Asheville online trip itinerary maker.

Durham to Asheville is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Asheville

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
BREW-ed ©
Must see
BREW-ed
4.9
©
Food Tour
Food Tours
4.8

3
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Knoxville

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dollywood (in Pigeon Forge) and Gatlinburg (Tennessee Homemade Wines, Sugarlands Distilling Company, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Market Square, take an in-depth tour of East Tennesse Historical Society, let your taste buds guide you at Knoxville Food Tours, and take in the pleasant sights at Strong Alley (Graffiti Alley).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Knoxville trip planning site.

Getting from Asheville to Knoxville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Knoxville, expect temperatures between 53°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Theme Parks · Tours · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Dollywood ©
Must see
Dollywood
4.2
Ole Smoky ©
Distillery
Ole Smoky
4.5

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