5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  3 h
1
Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Blowing Rock
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get your game on at Escape Kings and then find something for the whole family at Carowinds. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get lost in a book at Billy Graham Library, get curious at Discovery Place Science, and then identify plant and animal life at Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Charlotte tour itinerary planner.

Atlanta to Charlotte is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Charlotte

Childrens Museums Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Latta Plantation Nature Center & Preserve
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Discovery Place Science ©
Discovery Place Science
Escape Kings ©
Escape Kings
Carowinds ©
Carowinds

1
night
Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours, thentrot along with Vx3 Trail Rides, and then take in the awesome beauty at Grandfather Mountain.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Blowing Rock trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Charlotte to Blowing Rock in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Charlotte in February: high temperatures in Blowing Rock hover around 45°F and lows are around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Grandfather Mountain
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Zipline
Vx3 Trail Rides ©
Vx3 Trail Rides
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of The North Carolina Arboretum and then take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy. On your second day here, do a tasting at Biltmore, go deep underground at Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Asheville vacation builder site.

Getting from Blowing Rock to Asheville by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Blowing Rock in February, expect nights in Asheville to be about the same, around 31°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, Zipline, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Zipline
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

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