8 days in North Carolina & Louisiana Itinerary

8 days in North Carolina & Louisiana Itinerary

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8 days in North Carolina & Louisiana Itinerary

Start: Lethbridge
Fly:  13​h
1
Charlotte
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Lethbridge


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1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): examine the collection at NASCAR Hall of Fame, test your team's savvy at Escape Kings, and then browse the collection at Billy Graham Library.

Make your Charlotte itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Lethbridge, Canada to Charlotte is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Lethbridge to Charlotte due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Lethbridge in October, with highs in Charlotte at 28°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Fun & Games Museums
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Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum and then explore and take pictures at Blue Ridge Parkway. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville visit planner .

Traveling by car from Charlotte to Asheville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Charlotte in October, expect nights in Asheville to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Blue Ridge Pkwy, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum
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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Frenchmen Street, and walk around New Orleans City Park.

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

You can do a combination of car and flight from Asheville to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Asheville to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Asheville in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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