10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

10 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bryson City
— 1 night
2
Asheville
— 2 nights
3
Linville
— 1 night
4
Raleigh
— 1 night
5
Hatteras Island
— 1 night
6
Kill Devil Hills
— 3 nights

1
night
Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 24th (Fri), stop by Unique Gift Outlet, then contemplate the long history of Oconaluftee Indian Village, then try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bryson City holiday maker site.

Midland to Bryson City is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. July in Bryson City sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Bryson City

Casinos · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cherokee
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Oconaluftee Indian Village ©
Oconaluftee Indian Village
Unique Gift Outlet ©
Unique Gift Outlet

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Biltmore, then take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks, and then cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine, then admire the sheer force of DuPont State Recreational Forest, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Saint Lawrence.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Asheville trip itinerary website.

Getting from Bryson City to Asheville by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Linville.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisgah Forest Gem Mine, DuPont State Recreational Forest, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest

1
night
Linville

Linville ©
Linville is a community centered just south of the US 221 and NC 105 intersection in Avery County, North Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Grandfather Mountain, then admire the sheer force of Linville Falls, then hike along Rough Ridge Lookout, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at E.H. Sloop Chapel.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Linville trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Linville takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Asheville in July, plan for little chillier days in Linville, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Linville

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

E.H. Sloop Chapel, Linville Falls
Highlights from your plan
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
E.H. Sloop Chapel ©
E.H. Sloop Chapel

1
night
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get curious at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, and finally admire the majestic nature at Umstead State Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Raleigh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Linville to Raleigh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Linville in July, with highs in Raleigh at 90°F and lows at 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your plan
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ©
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

1
night
Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll through Haulover, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, then stop by Scotch Bonnet, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Frisco Beach.

Make your Hatteras Island itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Raleigh to Hatteras Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Haulover ©
Haulover
Scotch Bonnet ©
Scotch Bonnet

3
nights
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Your inner history buff will appreciate Wright Brothers National Memorial and Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Kill Devil Hills side-trips: Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge (in Rodanthe) and Corolla (Off-Road Tours & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, take a leisurely stroll along Jennette's Pier, steep yourself in history at Island Farm, and enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kill Devil Hills holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Hatteras Island to Kill Devil Hills takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Nags Head, Corolla, Island Farm, Parasailing & Paragliding, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Off-Road Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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