11 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

11 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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Pisgah Forest
— 1 night
2
Maggie Valley
— 3 nights
3
Robbinsville
— 3 nights
4
Asheville
— 2 nights
5
Blowing Rock
— 1 night

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Pisgah Forest

Pisgah Forest ©
Pisgah Forest is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. On the 13th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Skinny Dip Falls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pisgah Forest travel itinerary planner.

Gulfport to Pisgah Forest is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gulfport to Pisgah Forest. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Gulfport in July; daily highs in Pisgah Forest reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Maggie Valley.

Things to do in Pisgah Forest

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Skinny Dip Falls
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Pisgah National Forest ©
Pisgah National Forest
Skinny Dip Falls ©
Skinny Dip Falls

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Maggie Valley

Maggie Valley is a town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Alum Cave Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Ramsey Cascades. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maggie Valley: Gatlinburg (Fowler's Clay Works, Sugarlands Distilling Company, &more) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Chimneys Picnic Area, Mount LeConte, &more).

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Maggie Valley online travel planner.

Getting from Pisgah Forest to Maggie Valley by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July in Maggie Valley, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Robbinsville.

Things to do in Maggie Valley

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, Hartford
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River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Zipline

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Robbinsville

Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Carolina Outfitters. Attractions like The Sinks and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Robbinsville: Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Meigs Falls, Townsend Wye, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Santeetlah Lake.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Robbinsville tour builder.

You can drive from Maggie Valley to Robbinsville in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Robbinsville

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Carolina Outfitters, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): look for gifts at New Morning Gallery, explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside Cemetery, thenlearn about winemaking at Biltmore, and finally learn about winemaking at Noble Cider. Keep things going the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, go deep underground at Crystal Mountain Gem Mine, thengo deep underground at Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Asheville route planner.

Drive from Robbinsville to Asheville in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Crystal Mountain Gem Mine, Zipline, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Elijah Mountain Gem Mine
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New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery
Zipline
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine ©
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine

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Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. On the 23rd (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rough Ridge Lookout, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain, thenshop like a local with Bolick and Traditions Pottery, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Blowing Rock driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Blowing Rock takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Asheville in July: highs in Blowing Rock hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Linville
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Zipline
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Bolick and Traditions Pottery ©
Bolick and Traditions Pottery

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