6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Asheville
— 4 nights
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Highlands
— 1 night
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Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grandad's Apples and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with these side-trips from Asheville: Cataloochee Valley (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park), Maggie Valley (Soco Falls & Elevated Mountain Distilling Co.) and Lake Lure Flowering Bridge (in Lake Lure). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at Navitat Canopy Adventures - Asheville Zipline, admire the natural beauty at Craggy Gardens, sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, and stop by New Morning Gallery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip planner.

San Francisco to Asheville is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Asheville due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in October since evenings lows in Asheville dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Highlands.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Highlands

Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. On the 24th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Dry Falls and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteside Mountain.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Highlands trip planning app.

You can drive from Asheville to Highlands in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Highlands

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Whiteside Mountain
Mountain
Whiteside Mountain
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Dry Falls ©
Waterfall
Dry Falls
4.9

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