6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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1
Asheville
— 2 nights
2
Raleigh
— 1 night
3
Nags Head
— 2 nights

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Biltmore, take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks, and then cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Asheville trip itinerary maker site.

Chicago to Asheville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to Asheville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in March: high temperatures in Asheville hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

DuPont State Recreational Forest, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy

1
night
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 24th (Tue), engage your brain at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park, thenadmire the masterpieces at North Carolina Museum of Art, and finally identify plant and animal life at Umstead State Park.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Raleigh itinerary planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Raleigh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Raleigh can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums Parks Wildlife
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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ©
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
North Carolina Museum of Art ©
North Carolina Museum of Art

2
nights
Nags Head

Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Wright Brothers National Memorial, thensee Off-Road Tours, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at North Pond Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Nags Head tour planner.

Getting from Raleigh to Nags Head by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Raleigh in March, expect nights in Nags Head to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Corolla, Wright Brothers National Memorial, North Pond Trail
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Off-Road Tours
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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