5 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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Hendersonville
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Bryson City
— 1 night
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Valle Crucis
— 1 night
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Boone
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Hendersonville

Hendersonville is a city in Henderson County, North Carolina United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get great views at Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Keep things going the next day: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, explore the striking landscape at Sliding Rock, then have some family-friendly fun at Pisgah Forest Gem Mine, and finally take a peaceful walk through DuPont State Recreational Forest.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hendersonville online trip builder.

Charlotte to Hendersonville is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Charlotte in July, things will get a bit cooler in Hendersonville: highs are around 84°F and lows about 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bryson City.

Things to do in Hendersonville

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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Zipline
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park ©
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest

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Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 9th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, then try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bryson City day trip planner.

Getting from Hendersonville to Bryson City by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bryson City are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Valle Crucis.

Things to do in Bryson City

Outdoors · Casinos · Museums · Tours

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River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

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Valle Crucis

Valle Crucis ©
Valle Crucis in an unincorporated community located in Watauga County, North Carolina, United States. You've now added Dutch Creek Trails to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Otter Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grandfather Mountain, then look for gifts at Jerky Outpost, and finally trot along with Dutch Creek Trails.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Valle Crucis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryson City to Valle Crucis takes 3 hours. When traveling from Bryson City in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Valle Crucis: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Boone.

Things to do in Valle Crucis

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Dutch Creek Trails ©
Dutch Creek Trails
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Otter Falls ©
Otter Falls

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Boone

Boone is a town located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): sample the tasty concoctions at Blowing Rock Brewery and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Boone trip planner.

Boone is just a stone's throw from Valle Crucis. In July in Boone, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Boone

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Zipline

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