7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Fly
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Asheville
— 3 nights
Fly
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New Bern
— 1 night
Drive
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Ocracoke
— 1 night
Ferry to Swan Quarter, NC, Drive to Kill Devil Hills
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Kill Devil Hills
— 1 night
Fly

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Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Head to New Morning Gallery and Blue Spiral 1for some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore Philip DeAngelo Studio and St.Claire Art. Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to Oaks Gallery at the Riverwood Shops (in Dillsboro), Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum (in Maggie Valley) and Waynesville (Barber Orchard Fruitstand & Cedar Hill Studio & Gallery). There's lots more to do: cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy, shop like a local with Lexington Glassworks, take a stroll through River Arts District, and view the masterpieces at Woolworth Walk.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Asheville vacation planner.

Miami to Asheville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Miami in October, plan for slightly colder days in Asheville, with highs around 70°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to New Bern.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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1
night
New Bern

New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. On the 18th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, view the masterpieces at Fine Art at Baxters, steep yourself in history at Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, then explore the galleries of North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at New Berne Antiques and Collectibles.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New Bern driving holiday planning app.

Fly from Asheville to New Bern in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, New Bern is somewhat warmer than Asheville - with highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ocracoke.

Things to do in New Bern

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola ©
Historic Site
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola
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Fine Art at Baxters ©
Art Gallery
Fine Art at Baxters
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Ocracoke

Ocracoke is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated town located at the southern end of Ocracoke Island, located entirely within Hyde County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): stroll through Ocracoke Beach Fires, view the masterpieces at Over the Moon, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ocracoke journey maker site.

You can drive from New Bern to Ocracoke in 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Bern in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Ocracoke, with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Ocracoke

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
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Over the Moon ©
Art Gallery
Over the Moon
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Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery, and then contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Kill Devil Hills trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Ocracoke to Kill Devil Hills takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in October, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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