8 days in Wilmington & Asheville Itinerary

8 days in Wilmington & Asheville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Carolina journey planner

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Wilmington
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 5 nights

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Wilmington

— 2 nights
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at The Veggie Wagon, observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, and then kick back and relax at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Airlie Gardens, then take a tour of Battleship North Carolina, and then take a stroll through Historic District.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wilmington journey maker site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Wilmington. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Asheville.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Asheville

— 5 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to Hartford (Zipline & River Rafting & Tubing), Gatlinburg (Ole Smoky, Sugarlands Distilling Company, &more) and Pigeon Forge (Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster & Titanic Museum Attraction). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum, view the masterpieces at New Morning Gallery, and see the interesting displays at Asheville Pinball Museum.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip maker.

Fly from Wilmington to Asheville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Wilmington in July, expect Asheville to be slightly colder, temps between 84°F and 65°F.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips