8 days in Asheville & The Foothills, Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

8 days in Asheville & The Foothills, Charleston & Savannah Itinerary

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Asheville
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Charleston
— 3 nights
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Savannah
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Asheville

— 1 night

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 11th (Sun), get lost in a book at The Folk Art Center (Southern Highland Craft Guild), then sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Asheville tour planner.

Miami to Asheville is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Miami in October, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Asheville: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Spas · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

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Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get outdoors at Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Sumter National Monument and Charleston Fire Department, Station 2/3. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Nathaniel Russell House, brush up on your military savvy at Patriots Point, kick back and relax at Folly Beach Public Beach, and browse the exhibits of Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Asheville in October; daily highs in Charleston reach 78°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Savannah

— 3 nights

The Hostess City of the South

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Hilton Head Island Bike Trails. Get some cultural insight at Savannah Historic District and Mickve Israel Temple. When in Savannah, make a side trip to see Hilton Head Helicopter in Hilton Head, approximately Hilton Head away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, stroll around Forsyth Park, stroll the grounds of Colonial Park Cemetery, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Savannah trip planning site.

You can drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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