5 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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Hendersonville
— 1 night
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Cherokee
— 1 night
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Murphy
— 1 night
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Highlands
— 1 night

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Hendersonville

Hendersonville ©
Hendersonville is a city in Henderson County, North Carolina United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Jump Off Rock. Keep things going the next day: stop by The Wrinkled Egg, admire the sheer force of Pearson's Falls and Glen, thendo a tasting at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Burntshirt Vineyards.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hendersonville itinerary app.

New York City to Hendersonville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. June in Hendersonville sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Hendersonville

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

The Wrinkled Egg, Jump Off Rock, Pearson's Falls and Glen
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Jump Off Rock ©
Jump Off Rock
Pearson's Falls and Glen ©
Pearson's Falls and Glen
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards ©
Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards

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Cherokee

Cherokee ©
The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Pincu Pottery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Elevated Mountain Distilling Co., thenadmire the sheer force of Soco Falls, and finally get engrossed in the history at Mountain Farm Museum.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cherokee travel route builder site.

Getting from Hendersonville to Cherokee by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Murphy.

Things to do in Cherokee

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Maggie Valley, Pincu Pottery
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Soco Falls ©
Soco Falls
Elevated Mountain Distilling Co. ©
Elevated Mountain Distilling Co.
Mountain Farm Museum ©
Mountain Farm Museum

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Murphy

Murphy ©
Murphy is a town in and the county seat of Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States. On the 11th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fields of the Wood, don't miss a visit to Clay's Corner, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Murphy River Walk, and finally do a tasting at Cherokee Cellars Winery.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Murphy planner.

Drive from Cherokee to Murphy in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Murphy are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Highlands.

Things to do in Murphy

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Clay's Corner
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Fields of the Wood ©
Fields of the Wood
Cherokee Cellars Winery ©
Cherokee Cellars Winery
Clay's Corner ©
Clay's Corner

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Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. On the 12th (Fri), stop by Colonel Mustard’s, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteside Mountain, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sunset Rock and Ravenel Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Highlands Biological Station, Nature Center and Botanical Gardens.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Highlands trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Murphy to Highlands in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Highlands

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Whiteside Mountain
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Whiteside Mountain ©
Whiteside Mountain
Colonel Mustard’s ©
Colonel Mustard’s

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