4 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

4 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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Chimney Rock
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Blowing Rock
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Barnardsville
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Highlands
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Chimney Rock

Chimney Rock ©
Chimney Rock is a village in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States. On the 16th (Fri), explore and take pictures at Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, see the interesting displays at Broad River Gems & Mining Co., and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chimney Rock planner.

New York City to Chimney Rock is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Chimney Rock, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Chimney Rock

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

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Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park ©
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
Zipline

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Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Tours, then look for gifts at Handtiques, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Rough Ridge Lookout.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Blowing Rock trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Chimney Rock to Blowing Rock in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Chimney Rock in October, you will find days in Blowing Rock are slightly colder (64°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Barnardsville.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

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Zipline
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Handtiques ©
Handtiques

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Barnardsville

Barnardsville ©
Barnardsville is an unincorporated community in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States.Located on Ivy Creek, the settlement is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.HistoryBarnard's Inn was established at the settlement by Hezekiah and Hester Barnard in the early 1800s.A post office was established in 1875.Barnardsville incorporated in 1959, and established its own police force and fire department. On the 18th (Sun), kick your exploration up a notch at Navitat Canopy Adventures - Asheville Zipline and then take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Barnardsville sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Blowing Rock to Barnardsville takes 2 hours. Traveling from Blowing Rock in October, expect nights in Barnardsville to be about the same, around 47°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Highlands.

Things to do in Barnardsville

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Adventure · Tours

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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Navitat Canopy Adventures - Asheville Zipline ©

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Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get interesting insight from Highlands Aerial Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dry Falls, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteside Mountain.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Highlands holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Barnardsville to Highlands takes 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Highlands can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Highlands

Nature · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors

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Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls
Highlands Aerial Park ©
Highlands Aerial Park
Whiteside Mountain
Whiteside Mountain

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