8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
1
Kill Devil Hills
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  6​h 45​min
2
Blowing Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Bryson City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Pisgah Forest
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1
night
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kill Devil Hills trip itinerary app .

Fort Lauderdale to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 73°F in Kill Devil Hills. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Corolla, Jockey's Ridge State Park
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park

1
night
Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. On the 22nd (Mon), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then look for gifts at Mast General Store, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cast your line with a fishing tour, then ride a horse along Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Blowing Rock road trip planning website .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Kill Devil Hills to Blowing Rock in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kill Devil Hills in July; daily highs in Blowing Rock reach 78°F and lows reach 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Bryson City.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Boone, Grandfather Mountain, Mast General Store
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Zipline
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park ©
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park

1
night
Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, explore the galleries of Oconaluftee Indian Village, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bryson City vacation maker site .

Drive from Blowing Rock to Bryson City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. July in Bryson City sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pisgah Forest.

Things to do in Bryson City

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Cherokee
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River Rafting & Tubing
Oconaluftee Indian Village ©
Oconaluftee Indian Village

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nights
Pisgah Forest

Pisgah Forest ©
Pisgah Forest is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Sliding Rock and Looking Glass Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pisgah Forest: Slick Rock Country Emporium (in Hendersonville), Zipline (in Lake Lure) and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of DuPont State Recreational Forest, steep yourself in history at Cradle of Forestry, and cruise along Blue Ridge Parkway.

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You can drive from Bryson City to Pisgah Forest in 2 hours. July in Pisgah Forest sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pisgah Forest

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Zipline, DuPont State Recreational Forest, Blue Ridge Pkwy, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, Slick Rock Country Emporium
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DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Zipline

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