10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Miami, Florida
Fly + Drive:  6 h
1
Kill Devil Hills
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Durham
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Linville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Cherokee
— 1 night
+4
Drive + Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  5 h 45 min
End: Miami, Florida

1
night
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get your game on at Outer Banks Old Time Photos.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kill Devil Hills trip itinerary maker app.

Miami to Kill Devil Hills is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in March; daily highs in Kill Devil Hills reach 55°F and lows reach 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Durham.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Jockey's Ridge State Park, Off-Road Tours
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Off-Road Tours
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Outer Banks Old Time Photos ©
Outer Banks Old Time Photos

2
nights
Durham

Durham ©
Once the seat of a thriving tobacco industry, Durham has seen some significant moments in American history.
On the 22nd (Sun), admire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, then engage your brain at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and then gain insight at Duke University. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, then look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park, and finally walk around Pullen Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Durham trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kill Devil Hills to Durham takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. When traveling from Kill Devil Hills in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Durham: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Raleigh
Highlights from your plan
Sarah P. Duke Gardens ©
Sarah P. Duke Gardens
Duke University Chapel ©
Duke University Chapel
Duke University ©
Duke University

1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at Carolinas Aviation Museum, browse the collection at Billy Graham Library, and then get in on the family fun at Carowinds.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Charlotte route builder.

You can drive from Durham to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Charlotte sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Linville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks Museums
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Carowinds ©
Carowinds
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
Carolinas Aviation Museum ©
Carolinas Aviation Museum

2
nights
Linville

Linville ©
Linville is a community centered just south of the US 221 and NC 105 intersection in Avery County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rough Ridge Lookout, take in the dramatic scenery at Linville Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain, and finally take in breathtaking views at Linville Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Uptown Funk Spruce Pine, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine, and then do a tasting at Linville Falls Winery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Linville road trip planning website.

You can drive from Charlotte to Linville in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in March, expect Linville to be little chillier, temps between 50°F and 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Linville

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Linville Falls, Spruce Pine, Linville Falls Winery
Highlights from your plan
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Uptown Funk Spruce Pine ©
Uptown Funk Spruce Pine
Linville Falls Winery ©
Linville Falls Winery

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 27th (Fri), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Biltmore, then view the masterpieces at St.Claire Art, and then take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Asheville trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Linville to Asheville takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Linville in March, you will find days in Asheville are somewhat warmer (58°F), and nights are about the same (36°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trips

Blue Ridge Pkwy, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

1
night
Cherokee

Cherokee ©
The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Mingo Falls, then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and then try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Cherokee travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Cherokee in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In March, daily temperatures in Cherokee can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherokee

Parks Nature Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Mingo Falls ©
Mingo Falls
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

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