9 days in Asheville & Shenandoah National Park Itinerary

9 days in Asheville & Shenandoah National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Asheville
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Shenandoah National Park
— 6 nights
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Asheville

— 2 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 2nd (Fri), get interesting insight from Navitat Canopy Adventures - Asheville Zipline and then explore and take pictures at Blue Ridge Pkwy. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Asheville trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale to Asheville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Fort Lauderdale, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Asheville, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Parks

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Shenandoah National Park

— 6 nights
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
You've now added Skyline Drive to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Shenandoah National Park side-trips: Orange (Finders Keepers & Central Virginia Wine Tours & Transportation), The Market at Grelen (in Somerset) and James Madison's Montpelier (in Montpelier Station). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Old Rag Mountain Hike, take in the dramatic scenery at Dark Hollow Falls, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Skyland, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grand Caverns.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park vacation builder site.

You can fly from Asheville to Shenandoah National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. October in Shenandoah National Park sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips