6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Wilmington
— 2 nights
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Corolla
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 2 nights

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Wilmington

Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Take a break from the city and head to Oak Island Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Explore hidden gems such as Poplar Grove Plantation and Southport-Fort Fisher Ferry. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wilmington: Holden Beach (in Holden Beach), Spas (in Surf City) and Fort Fisher State Recreation Area (in Kure Beach). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Southport Pier and RIverwalk, admire the striking features of Bellamy Mansion, look for gifts at The Christmas House, and visit Downtown Wilmington.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Wilmington road trip planner.

Charlotte to Wilmington is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 57°F in Wilmington. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Corolla.

Things to do in Wilmington

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area ©
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Carolina Beach State Park ©
Carolina Beach State Park

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Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): trek along Currituck Banks Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Currituck Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, and finally see the interesting displays at Whalehead Club.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Corolla trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Wilmington to Corolla takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In October, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Corolla

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Currituck Beach ©
Currituck Beach
Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education ©
Whalehead Club ©
Whalehead Club

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at Barber Orchard Fruitstand, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Waterrock Knob, then admire the sheer force of Soco Falls, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cataloochee Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: surround yourself with nature on Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, then appreciate the history behind Thomas Wolfe Memorial, then relax in the rural setting at Grandad's Apples, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bold Rock Hard Cider.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Asheville day trip site.

Getting from Corolla to Asheville by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Corolla in October, things will get little chillier in Asheville: highs are around 70°F and lows about 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Waterrock Knob ©
Waterrock Knob
Soco Falls ©
Soco Falls
Thomas Wolfe Memorial ©
Thomas Wolfe Memorial

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