6 days in Murphy, Cherokee & Brevard Itinerary

6 days in Murphy, Cherokee & Brevard Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Carolina Mountains travel route planner

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Murphy
— 1 night
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Cherokee
— 3 nights
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Brevard
— 1 night
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Murphy

— 1 night
Murphy is a town in and the county seat of Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fields of the Wood, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then do a tasting at Cherokee Cellars Winery.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Murphy travel planning tool.

Charlotte to Murphy is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Charlotte in June, with highs in Murphy at 83°F and lows at 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Murphy

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wineries

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Cherokee

— 3 nights

Trails of Legends and Adventures

The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hartford (Bootleggers Distillery, Zipline, &more) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Mount LeConte & Clingmans Dome). There's much more to do: try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, admire the sheer force of Mingo Falls, and stop by Unique Gift Outlet.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cherokee road trip site.

Traveling by car from Murphy to Cherokee takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cherokee can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Brevard.

Things to do in Cherokee

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Brevard

— 1 night
Brevard is a city in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States, with a population of 7,609 as of the 2010 Census. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for gifts at Theophilus, then head outdoors with Miller's Land of Waterfall Tours, then contemplate the long history of Transylvania County Courthouse, and finally go deep underground at Crystal Mountain Gem Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sliding Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Looking Glass Falls, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brevard online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cherokee to Brevard takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Brevard can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Brevard

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips