6 days in Asheville & The Foothills Itinerary

6 days in Asheville & The Foothills Itinerary

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Hot Springs
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— 4 nights

Hot Springs

Hot Springs is a town in Madison County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hot Springs road trip planning site.

Cincinnati to Hot Springs is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In June, daytime highs in Hot Springs are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sapphire.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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River Rafting & Tubing


Sapphire ©
Sapphire is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Gorges State Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Whitewater Falls.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sapphire sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Sapphire in 2 hours. In June, daytime highs in Sapphire are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hendersonville.

Things to do in Sapphire

Parks Nature
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Gorges State Park ©
Gorges State Park
Whitewater Falls ©
Whitewater Falls


Hendersonville is a city in Henderson County, North Carolina United States. Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Moore Cove Falls. Get a sense of the local culture at Cradle of Forestry and Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards. Explore Hendersonville's surroundings by going to Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock) and Devil's Courthouse (in Pisgah Forest). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Pearson's Falls and Glen, look for gifts at Thompson's Store, delve into the lush surroundings at DuPont State Recreational Forest, and do a tasting at Burntshirt Vineyards.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hendersonville trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Sapphire to Hendersonville in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Hendersonville can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hendersonville

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Pisgah Forest, Saluda, Zipline, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, DuPont State Recreational Forest
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Mineral & Lapidary Museum
Mineral & Lapidary Museum
Pearson's Falls and Glen ©
Pearson's Falls and Glen