6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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Hendersonville
— 2 nights
2
Rutherfordton
— 1 night
3
Asheville
— 1 night
4
Lake Lure
— 1 night

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Hendersonville

Hendersonville ©
Hendersonville is a city in Henderson County, North Carolina United States. On the 26th (Mon), whizz through the canopy at The Gorge Zipline Canopy Tour, then learn about winemaking at Burntshirt Vineyards, and then learn about winemaking at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards. Here are some ideas for day two: go deep underground at Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, then sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, then experience rural life at Grandad's Apples, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hendersonville trip planning site.

Charleston to Hendersonville is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Charleston in October, with highs in Hendersonville at 70°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rutherfordton.

Things to do in Hendersonville

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

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The Gorge Zipline Canopy Tour ©
The Gorge Zipline Canopy Tour
Grandad's Apples ©
Grandad's Apples
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards ©
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards

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Rutherfordton

Rutherfordton ©
Rutherfordton is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Broad River Gems & Mining Co., explore the engaging exhibits at Kidsenses, then learn about winemaking at Mountain Brook Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Overmountain Vineyards.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Rutherfordton visit planner.

You can drive from Hendersonville to Rutherfordton in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Rutherfordton are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Asheville.

Things to do in Rutherfordton

Wineries · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Mountain Brook Vineyards ©
Mountain Brook Vineyards
Overmountain Vineyards ©
Overmountain Vineyards
Bechtler Mint Site Historic Park ©
Bechtler Mint Site Historic Park

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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.
On the 29th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Rutherfordton to Asheville takes an hour. In October in Asheville, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Lure.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Tours · Nature · Museums
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The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum
Food Tours
The Folk Art Center ©
The Folk Art Center

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Lake Lure

Lake Lure is a town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. On the 30th (Fri), examine the collection at The Right Track Toy Train Museum, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at The Gem Mine.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake Lure road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Lake Lure takes an hour. October in Lake Lure sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Lake Lure

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge ©
Lake Lure Flowering Bridge
The Right Track Toy Train Museum ©
The Right Track Toy Train Museum

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