5 days in Pittsburgh & Asheville Itinerary

5 days in Pittsburgh & Asheville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip maker

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Pittsburgh
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Pittsburgh

— 1 night

City of Bridges

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washington, see the interesting displays at Bicycle Heaven, then make a trip to Southern Pennsylvania World War II Memorial, and finally visit Strip District. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, get engrossed in the history at Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Pittsburgh trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Pittsburgh. In October in Pittsburgh, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Asheville.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Asheville

— 3 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kids will enjoy Dollywood and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to Gatlinburg (Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook & Zipline). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, take in the exciting artwork at Colin's Creatures, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Asheville driving holiday planning app.

You can fly from Pittsburgh to Asheville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Asheville sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife

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