7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Linville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Asheville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Seven Mile Beach, Grand Cayman

1
night
Linville

Linville ©
Linville is a community centered just south of the US 221 and NC 105 intersection in Avery County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore by horseback at Moses H. Cone Memorial Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grandfather Mountain.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Linville online journey planner .

Seven Mile Beach, Cayman Islands to Linville is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Seven Mile Beach in March, expect Linville to be cooler, temps between 13°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Linville

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moses H. Cone Memorial Park
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Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park ©
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore and take pictures at Chimney Rock State Park and then explore and take pictures at Blueridge Parkway. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, then admire the natural beauty at Biltmore, then steep yourself in history at Biltmore Estate, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Lexington Glassworks.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Asheville trip planner .

You can drive from Linville to Asheville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Linville in April, you will find days in Asheville are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Blue Ridge Pkwy, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy

2
nights
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to The Lazy 5 Ranch in Mooresville (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Carowinds, explore the engaging exhibits at Discovery Place Science, see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, and sample the fine beverages at Muddy River Distillery.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlotte vacation app .

Traveling by car from Asheville to Charlotte takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Asheville in April, expect Charlotte to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Muddy River Distillery, The Lazy 5 Ranch
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Discovery Place Science ©
Discovery Place Science
Carowinds ©
Carowinds
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