5 days in Asheville & The Foothills Itinerary

5 days in Asheville & The Foothills Itinerary

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Sapphire
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 3 nights

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Sapphire

Sapphire ©
Sapphire is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sapphire itinerary tool.

Cincinnati to Sapphire is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In June, daily temperatures in Sapphire can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Sapphire

Wildlife · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Crystal Mountain Gem Mine, DuPont State Recreational Forest, Pisgah Forest Gem Mine
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Crystal Mountain Gem Mine ©
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine ©
Pisgah Forest Gem Mine
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Change things up with these side-trips from Asheville: Gatlinburg (Ole Smoky & Sugarlands Distilling Company), River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Zipline (in Lake Lure). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Biltmore, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, learn about winemaking at Noble Cider, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Asheville trip tool.

You can drive from Sapphire to Asheville in 1.5 hours. June in Asheville sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Zipline
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River Rafting & Tubing
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Food Tours

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