6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  10​h
1
Wilmington
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Hendersonville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Cherokee
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Kalamazoo

2
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 7th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, then kick back and relax at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, and then do a tasting at Noni Bacca Winery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Wilmington itinerary builder app .

Kalamazoo to Wilmington is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in February: highs in Wilmington hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 37°F. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hendersonville.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
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Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens

3
nights
Hendersonville

Hendersonville ©
Hendersonville is a city in Henderson County, North Carolina United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Lawrence, cruise along Blueridge Parkway, and then contemplate the long history of Biltmore Estate. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Chimney Rock State Park, learn about winemaking at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hendersonville vacation maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Wilmington to Hendersonville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Wilmington in February, things will get a bit cooler in Hendersonville: highs are around 50°F and lows about 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Hendersonville

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Asheville, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

few
hours
Cherokee

Cherokee
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.
For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cherokee trip itinerary app .

Getting from Hendersonville to Cherokee by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in February, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherokee

Casinos Fun & Games

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