6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Charlotte
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Charlotte
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Bryson City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Asheville
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Nags Head
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Charlotte

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Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then find something for the whole family at Carowinds, and then get your game on at Escape Kings.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlotte trip planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Charlotte. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bryson City.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Carowinds ©
Carowinds
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

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night
Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, then try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bryson City road trip planning website .

You can drive from Charlotte to Bryson City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Charlotte in June, expect Bryson City to be slightly colder, temps between 81°F and 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Bryson City

Adventure Tours Outdoors

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Cherokee
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River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

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nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 11th (Tue), take a peaceful walk through DuPont State Recreational Forest and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum and then take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Parkway.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Asheville trip planner .

You can drive from Bryson City to Asheville in 1.5 hours. June in Asheville sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Nags Head.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

DuPont State Recreational Forest, Zipline, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Zipline
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest

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Nags Head

Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, then take an in-depth tour of Wright Brothers National Memorial, then get your game on at Outer Banks Old Time Photos, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nags Head travel route builder .

Getting from Asheville to Nags Head by combination of flight and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Asheville in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 70°F in Nags Head. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Parasailing & Paragliding, Nature & Wildlife Tours, North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Parasailing & Paragliding
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

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