10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Wilmington
— 1 night
2
Bryson City
— 1 night
3
Asheville
— 3 nights
4
Blowing Rock
— 2 nights
5
Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 7th (Tue), take a tour of Battleship North Carolina and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Front Street Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, thenmeet the residents at North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, thenmake a trip to Riverwalk, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wilmington holiday planning app.

Philadelphia to Wilmington is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Wilmington can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Bryson City.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Trinity United Methodist Church, North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
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North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher ©
North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
Room Escape Games
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina

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 9th (Thu): stop by Unique Gift Outlet, examine the collection at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, thentry your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryson City travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Wilmington to Bryson City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Wilmington in July: high temperatures in Bryson City hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Bryson City

Fun & Games Museums Tours

Side Trip

Cherokee
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River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Unique Gift Outlet ©
Unique Gift Outlet

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Change things up with these side-trips from Asheville: Zipline (in Lake Lure) and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Biltmore, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire all the interesting features of Blue Ridge Pkwy, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Asheville trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bryson City to Asheville takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Zipline, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Food Tours
Zipline

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nights
Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Foggy Mountain Gem Mine and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: take a pleasant ride with Vx3 Trail Rides, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain, and then stop by Mast General Store.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Blowing Rock day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Blowing Rock takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Asheville in July: highs in Blowing Rock hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Mast General Store, Foggy Mountain Gem Mine, Grandfather Mountain
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Zipline
Vx3 Trail Rides ©
Vx3 Trail Rides
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain

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nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial, thensee Off-Road Tours, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Outer Banks Old Time Photos, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Jockey's Ridge State Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kill Devil Hills planner.

Traveling by flight from Blowing Rock to Kill Devil Hills takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, Kill Devil Hills is somewhat warmer than Blowing Rock - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Corolla, Nags Head
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Off-Road Tours
Outer Banks Old Time Photos ©
Outer Banks Old Time Photos

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