13 days in North Carolina Itinerary

13 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Seagrove
— 1 night
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Wrightsville Beach
— 1 night
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New Bern
— 2 nights
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Hatteras Island
— 2 nights
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Kill Devil Hills
— 3 nights

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Biltmore and Biltmore Village. Head to New Morning Gallery and Ariel Galleryfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Woolworth Walk, view the masterpieces at Blue Spiral 1, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and wander the streets of River Arts District.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Asheville trip maker tool.

Ottawa, Canada to Asheville is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Ottawa, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Asheville, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Seagrove.

Things to do in Asheville

Shopping · Museums · Tours
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New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Food Tours

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Seagrove

Seagrove ©
Seagrove is a town in Randolph County, North Carolina, United States. On the 22nd (Sun), view the masterpieces at Seagrove Creations Pottery Gallery and then look for gifts at Uwharrie Crystalline.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Seagrove travel route website.

You can drive from Asheville to Seagrove in 3.5 hours. In March in Seagrove, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Wrightsville Beach.

Things to do in Seagrove

Museums · Shopping
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Uwharrie Crystalline ©
Uwharrie Crystalline

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Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach ©
Wrightsville Beach is a town in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): pick up some local products at Motts Channel Seafood, then kick back and relax at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, and then stop by Lighthouse Beer & Wine.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Wrightsville Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seagrove to Wrightsville Beach takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Seagrove in March, expect nights in Wrightsville Beach to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to New Bern.

Things to do in Wrightsville Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
Lighthouse Beer & Wine ©
Lighthouse Beer & Wine
Motts Channel Seafood ©
Motts Channel Seafood

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New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. On the 24th (Tue), browse the exhibits of North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace, browse the fresh offerings at New Bern Farmers Market, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hammocks Beach State Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola, then shop like a local with Fine Art at Baxters, then take in the exciting artwork at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, and finally browse for treasures at New Berne Antiques and Collectibles.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New Bern online road trip planner.

Getting from Wrightsville Beach to New Bern by car takes about 2 hours. In March, daily temperatures in New Bern can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in New Bern

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hammocks Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fine Art at Baxters ©
Fine Art at Baxters
North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace ©
Hammocks Beach State Park ©
Hammocks Beach State Park

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Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island ©
On the 26th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, view the masterpieces at Blue Pelican Gallery, then stop by Lee Robinson's General Store, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Frisco Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hatteras Island trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from New Bern to Hatteras Island takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. While traveling from New Bern, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Hatteras Island, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cape Hatteras National Seashore ©
Cape Hatteras National Seashore
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC ©
Pea Island Art Gallery, Salvo, NC

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Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Head to The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery and OBX Art Studiofor plenty of shopping. Visit Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge and Carova Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kill Devil Hills: Corolla (Currituck Beach & Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum). There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Wright Brothers National Memorial and enjoy the sea views from Bodie Island Lighthouse.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kill Devil Hills travel planning tool.

Drive from Hatteras Island to Kill Devil Hills in 1.5 hours. In March in Kill Devil Hills, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Corolla, Carova Beach, Bodie Island Lighthouse, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse

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