10 days in North Carolina & Brunswick Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina & Brunswick Itinerary

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1
Asheville
— 3 nights
2
New Bern
— 2 nights
3
Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights
4
Brunswick
— 2 nights

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
For shopping fun, head to Fowler's Clay Works or St.Claire Art. Biltmore and Woolworth Walk are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to Gatlinburg (Sugarlands Distilling Company & Tennessee Homemade Wines). It doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at New Morning Gallery and shop like a local with Lexington Glassworks.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Asheville road trip planning site.

Trussville to Asheville is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Trussville to Asheville due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Trussville in May; daily highs in Asheville reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to New Bern.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

Gatlinburg
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines

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nights
New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. On the 11th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Fort Macon State Park and then take in the exciting artwork at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery. On your second day here, stop by Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, thentake an in-depth tour of North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace, thensee the interesting displays at New Bern Fireman's Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Hammocks Beach State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New Bern trip planner.

Getting from Asheville to New Bern by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, New Bern is a bit warmer than Asheville - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in New Bern

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Hammocks Beach State Park, Fort Macon State Park
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North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace ©
Hammocks Beach State Park ©
Hammocks Beach State Park
New Bern Fireman's Museum ©
New Bern Fireman's Museum

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Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. On the 13th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, look for gifts at Mom's Sweet Shop, and then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): sample the fine beverages at Outer Banks Distilling, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Outer Banks Old Time Photos, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kill Devil Hills day trip site.

Traveling by car from New Bern to Kill Devil Hills takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from New Bern in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Kill Devil Hills, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Brunswick.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Manteo, Corolla, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
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Outer Banks Distilling ©
Outer Banks Distilling
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

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Brunswick

Brunswick ©
Brunswick is a city in and the county seat of Glynn County, Georgia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): wander the streets of Jekyll Island Historic District, examine the collection at St. Simons Lighthouse Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, and finally look for gifts at Georgia Peach World.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Brunswick vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Kill Devil Hills to Brunswick takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In May, Brunswick is somewhat warmer than Kill Devil Hills - with highs of °F and lows of °F. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Brunswick

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jekyll Island, St. Simons Lighthouse Museum, Georgia Peach World
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St. Simons Lighthouse Museum ©
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum
Jekyll Island Historic District ©
Jekyll Island Historic District
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation ©
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

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