7 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

7 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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Linville
— 1 day
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Asheville
— 4 nights
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Cherokee
— 1 night
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Highlands
— 1 night

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Linville

Linville ©
Linville is a community centered just south of the US 221 and NC 105 intersection in Avery County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Grandfather Mountain and then whizz through the canopy at Hawksnest Snow Tubing and Zipline.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Linville online trip planner.

Tampa to Linville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Tampa in November, things will get cooler in Linville: highs are around 52°F and lows about 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Asheville.

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Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours

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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.
You'll explore and learn at The Folk Art Center and Lexington Glassworks. Step out of the city life by going to Tumblestone Tours and Transportation and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park. Step out of Asheville with an excursion to Bearwallow Mountain in Hendersonville--about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum, whizz through the canopy at Navitat Canopy Adventures - Asheville Zipline, see the interesting displays at Asheville Pinball Museum, and view the masterpieces at American Folk Art & Framing.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Asheville trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Linville to Asheville in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Linville in November: highs in Asheville hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

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Cherokee

Cherokee ©

Trails of Legends and Adventures

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 (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, view the masterpieces at Dogwood Crafters, and then examine the collection at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cherokee trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Cherokee takes 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Cherokee are 60°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Highlands.

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Museums · Shopping

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Specialty Museum
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
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Art Gallery
Dogwood Crafters
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Highlands

Highlands
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Whiteside Mountain and then get interesting insight from Highlands Aerial Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Highlands travel planning tool.

You can drive from Cherokee to Highlands in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Highlands

Parks · Nature · Tours · Adventure

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Whiteside Mountain
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