10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

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): have some family-friendly fun at Outer Banks Old Time Photos.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kill Devil Hills attractions site.

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. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Miami in March, with highs in Kill Devil Hills at 55°F and lows at 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 Tours

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 deepen your understanding at Duke University. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Sarah P. Duke Gardens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duke University Chapel, then identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park, and finally walk around Pullen Park.

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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. Traveling from Kill Devil Hills in March, you will find days in Durham are somewhat warmer (61°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Durham

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Raleigh
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Carolinas Aviation Museum, get lost in a book at Billy Graham Library, and then find something for the whole family at Carowinds.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Charlotte road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Durham to Charlotte takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Charlotte, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Linville.

Things to do in Charlotte

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

2
nights
Linville

Linville ©
Linville is a community centered just south of the US 221 and NC 105 intersection in Avery County, North Carolina. On the 25th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rough Ridge Lookout, then admire the sheer force of Linville Falls, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain, and finally take in breathtaking views at Linville Gorge. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Uptown Funk Spruce Pine, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Gem Mountain Gemstone Mine, and then learn about winemaking at Linville Falls Winery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Linville road trip website.

You can drive from Charlotte to Linville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Charlotte in March: high temperatures in Linville hover around 50°F and lows are around 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
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Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Linville Falls Winery ©
Linville Falls Winery
Uptown Funk Spruce Pine ©
Uptown Funk Spruce Pine

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour. On your second day here, do a tasting at Biltmore, take in the exciting artwork at St.Claire Art, and then take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Asheville trip builder.

Drive from Linville to Asheville in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Linville in March, expect nights in Asheville to be about the same, around 36°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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

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.
On the 29th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Mingo Falls, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and then try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Cherokee trip planner.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Cherokee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In March in Cherokee, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 34°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherokee

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

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