6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Asheville
1
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Chapel Hill
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Corolla
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Asheville

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City) and Zipline (in Lake Lure). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Biltmore, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Asheville trip planning site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Asheville. July in Asheville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chapel Hill.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Museums Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Zipline, River Rafting & Tubing, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Room Escape Games
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill ©
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Dean E. Smith Center has been added to your itinerary. On the 8th (Wed), see where the action happens at Dean E. Smith Center, then take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, and then get your game on at Urban Axes Durham.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chapel Hill trip planner .

You can drive from Asheville to Chapel Hill in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Corolla.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Durham
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Dean E. Smith Center ©
Dean E. Smith Center
Urban Axes Durham ©
Urban Axes Durham
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens

2
nights
Corolla

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park, contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, then have some family-friendly fun at Outer Banks Old Time Photos, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, then see Off-Road Tours, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Corolla trip tool .

You can drive from Chapel Hill to Corolla in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In July in Corolla, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 72°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corolla

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Jockey's Ridge State Park, Parasailing & Paragliding
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum ©

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