6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  7​h
1
Asheville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Raleigh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Boston

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Urban Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Looking Glass Rock, take in the dramatic scenery at Moore Cove Falls, and then stroll the grounds of Riverside Cemetery.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Asheville road trip website .

Boston to Asheville is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Raleigh.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pisgah Forest
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Looking Glass Rock ©
Looking Glass Rock
Blue Spiral 1 ©
Blue Spiral 1
Jonas Gerard Fine Art ©
Jonas Gerard Fine Art

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Escape the urban bustle at Duke Lemur Center and Neuse River Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ava Gardner Museum and Historic Yates Mill County Park. Take a break from Raleigh with a short trip to Hinnant Family Vineyards in Pine Level, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, steep yourself in history at Historic Oakwood, and admire the natural beauty at JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University.

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Traveling by car from Asheville to Raleigh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in July, expect Raleigh to be somewhat warmer, temps between 90°F and 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Duke Lemur Center, Ava Gardner Museum, Hinnant Family Vineyards, Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve
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Duke Lemur Center ©
Duke Lemur Center
Ava Gardner Museum ©
Ava Gardner Museum

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