5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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1
Asheville
— 1 night
2
Wilmington
— 2 nights
3
Nags Head
— 1 night

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings and then take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Asheville visit app.

New York City to Asheville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in February, expect nights in Asheville to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trip

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings ©
Basilica of Saint Lawrence ©
Basilica of Saint Lawrence

2
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): kick back and relax at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex and then learn about winemaking at Noni Bacca Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): step aboard Battleship North Carolina and then enjoy the sand and surf at Oak Island Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Wilmington trip planner.

You can fly from Asheville to Wilmington in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Asheville in February; daily highs in Wilmington reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Wilmington

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Oak Island Beach, Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
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Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex
Noni Bacca Winery ©
Noni Bacca Winery
Battleship North Carolina ©
Battleship North Carolina

1
night
Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
On the 6th (Thu), kick back and relax at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge and then contemplate the long history of Wright Brothers National Memorial.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Nags Head trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Wilmington to Nags Head in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Wilmington in February, you will find days in Nags Head are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Wright Brothers National Memorial, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial

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