7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Kill Devil Hills
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Cherokee
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Asheville
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Paris

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day
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, then view the masterpieces at The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Sweetgum Swamp Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kill Devil Hills driving holiday planner.

Paris, France to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. March in Kill Devil Hills sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cherokee.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Bodie Island Lighthouse
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse

1
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Cherokee

Cherokee ©
The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 26th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Oaks Gallery at the Riverwood Shops, view the masterpieces at Dogwood Crafters, then view the masterpieces at Elizabeth Ellison Gallery, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Cottage Craftsman, and finally try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cherokee holiday planner.

Getting from Kill Devil Hills to Cherokee by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Kill Devil Hills in March since evenings lows in Cherokee dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Cherokee

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Bryson City, Dillsboro
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Elizabeth Ellison Gallery ©
Elizabeth Ellison Gallery
The Cottage Craftsman ©
The Cottage Craftsman
Dogwood Crafters ©
Dogwood Crafters

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
You'll explore and learn at New Morning Gallery and Woolworth Walk. Do some cultural sightseeing at Philip DeAngelo Studio and St.Claire Art. Change things up with a short trip to DuPont State Recreational Forest in Cedar Mountain (about 54 minutes away). There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at Blue Spiral 1, shop like a local with Biltmore Village, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and gain insight at Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Asheville attractions planning website .

You can drive from Cherokee to Asheville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trip

DuPont State Recreational Forest
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New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery
Food Tours

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