6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Wilmington
— 1 night
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Winston Salem
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 2 nights

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Cape Fear Museum, then kick back and relax at Oak Island Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Bellamy Mansion, then explore the world behind art at Cameron Art Museum, then learn about all things military at Fort Fisher State Historic Site, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Fisher State Recreation Area.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Wilmington day trip planning site.

Fort Lauderdale to Wilmington is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Wilmington: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 42°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Winston Salem.

Things to do in Wilmington

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fort Fisher State Historic Site ©
Fort Fisher State Historic Site
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area ©
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Bellamy Mansion ©
Bellamy Mansion

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Winston Salem

Winston Salem ©
Winston-Salem is a city in and the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, play a few rounds at Tanglewood Park, and then stroll the grounds of Salem God's Acre Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at North Carolina Transportation Museum, then contemplate the long history of Korner's Folly, and then do a tasting at JOLO Winery & Vineyards.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Winston Salem trip planner.

Drive from Wilmington to Winston Salem in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Wilmington in December, expect Winston Salem to be slightly colder, temps between 53°F and 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Winston Salem

Museums · Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tanglewood Park ©
Tanglewood Park
North Carolina Transportation Museum ©
North Carolina Transportation Museum
Salem God's Acre Cemetery ©
Salem God's Acre Cemetery

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the galleries of Biltmore, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Of All Souls, then stop by New Morning Gallery, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Highland Brewing Company. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Grovewood Village, pause for some photo ops at Thomas Wolfe Memorial, and then take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Asheville tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Winston Salem to Asheville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Asheville, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery
Grovewood Village ©
Grovewood Village
Biltmore ©
Biltmore

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