8 days in North Carolina & Brevard County Itinerary

8 days in North Carolina & Brevard County Itinerary

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Bryson City
— 1 night
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
3
Asheville
— 1 night
4
Little Switzerland
— 1 night
5
Merritt Island
— 1 night

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night
Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Look Rock Tower, thencruise along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, thenadmire the sheer force of Spruce Flats Falls, and finally explore the activities along Townsend Wye.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bryson City trip planner.

New Bern to Bryson City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from New Bern in September, things will get a bit cooler in Bryson City: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Bryson City

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking
Spruce Flats Falls ©
Spruce Flats Falls

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nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for wildlife, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, hike along Middle Prong Trail, walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, and pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park journey builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bryson City to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In September, daytime highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, thenlearn about winemaking at Biltmore, and finally view the masterpieces at Colin's Creatures.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Asheville trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Asheville. September in Asheville sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Little Switzerland.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Food Tours
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings ©
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings

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night
Little Switzerland

Little Switzerland ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Roaring Fork Falls and then take in the awesome beauty at Whiteside Mountain.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Little Switzerland trip planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Little Switzerland in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Little Switzerland can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Merritt Island.

Things to do in Little Switzerland

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Whiteside Mountain, Roaring Fork Falls
Highlights from your plan
Whiteside Mountain ©
Whiteside Mountain

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Merritt Island

Merritt Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the sky in a new way at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and then engage your brain at Space Shuttle Atlantis.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Merritt Island trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Little Switzerland to Merritt Island with the Route module. Traveling from Little Switzerland in September, expect Merritt Island to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Merritt Island

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex ©
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Space Shuttle Atlantis ©
Space Shuttle Atlantis

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