10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cherokee
— 2 nights
2
Asheville
— 2 nights
3
Charlotte
— 2 nights
4
Wilmington
— 1 night
5
Kill Devil Hills
— 2 nights

2
nights
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 7th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteside Mountain, thenadmire the sheer force of Dry Falls, and then try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee. Here are some ideas for day two: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, thenexamine the collection at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Soco Falls.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cherokee trip planner.

Denver to Cherokee is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Denver to Cherokee due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in November, you will find days in Cherokee are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Cherokee

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Maggie Valley, Whiteside Mountain, Dry Falls, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Whiteside Mountain ©
Whiteside Mountain
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum ©

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 9th (Mon): do a tasting at Biltmore, take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks, and then cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy. Here are some ideas for day two: sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Asheville travel planner.

Getting from Cherokee to Asheville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In November in Asheville, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Charlotte.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Blue Ridge Pkwy, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Food Tours
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy

2
nights
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 11th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Carowinds, browse the collection at Billy Graham Library, and then see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Discovery Place Science, have some family-friendly fun at Escape Kings, and then see the interesting displays at Mint Museum Uptown.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Charlotte trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Asheville to Charlotte in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. November in Charlotte sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks
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NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings

1
night
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Battle House Laser Tag, and then step aboard Battleship North Carolina.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Wilmington vacation builder tool.

Getting from Charlotte to Wilmington by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Wilmington sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Wilmington

Fun & Games
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Battle House Laser Tag ©
Battle House Laser Tag
Room Escape Games
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina

2
nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, get interesting insight from Tours, and then explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, take in the waterfront at Jennette's Pier, thenenjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse, and finally stroll around Dowdy Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kill Devil Hills trip planner.

Drive from Wilmington to Kill Devil Hills in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Wilmington in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Kill Devil Hills, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Nags Head, Corolla
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Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Off-Road Tours
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse

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