7 days in Charlotte, Laurel Springs & Asheville Itinerary

7 days in Charlotte, Laurel Springs & Asheville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Carolina trip planner
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Charlotte
— 1 night
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Laurel Springs
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Charlotte
— 1 day
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Charlotte — 1 night

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.
To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Charlotte trip builder app.

Melbourne to Charlotte is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In December, Charlotte is colder than Melbourne - with highs of 58°F and lows of 38°F. You'll set off for Laurel Springs on the 27th (Mon).
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Parks · Nightlife · Museums · Fun & Games

Laurel Springs — 2 nights

Laurel Springs is an unincorporated community in Alleghany County, North Carolina, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Laurel Springs: Grayson Highlands State Park (in Mouth of Wilson), Ronda (Raffaldini Vineyards & Winery & Piccione Vineyards) and Ashe County Cheese (in West Jefferson). There's more to do: do a tasting at Thistle Meadow Winery and admire the majestic nature at New River State Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Laurel Springs holiday maker.

Drive from Charlotte to Laurel Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in December; daily highs in Laurel Springs reach 48°F and lows reach 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Asheville.
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Wineries · Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Asheville — 3 nights

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum. Keep things going the next day: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then view the masterpieces at New Morning Gallery, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Lexington Glassworks.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Asheville driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Laurel Springs to Asheville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Laurel Springs in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Asheville: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 35°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Charlotte.
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Parks · Nature · Tours · Spas

Charlotte — 1 day

On the 1st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Discovery Place Science, see the interesting displays at Carolinas Aviation Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at NoDa Brewing Company.

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Drive from Asheville to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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Museums · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries