6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

6 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Highlands
— 1 night
2
Blowing Rock
— 1 night
3
Surf City, Topsail Island
— 1 night
4
Corolla
— 2 nights

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night
Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sunset Rock and Ravenel Park.

Start your trip to Highlands by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Miami to Highlands is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Miami in August, things will get a bit cooler in Highlands: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Highlands

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sapphire
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Gorges State Park ©
Gorges State Park
Whitewater Falls ©
Whitewater Falls
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls

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night
Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock ©
Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Foggy Mountain Gem Mine, stop by Mast General Store, thendiscover the riches below the earth's surface at Doc's Rocks Gem Mine, and finally admire the majestic nature at Julian Price Memorial Park.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Blowing Rock online route planner.

You can drive from Highlands to Blowing Rock in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Highlands in August, plan for slightly colder days in Blowing Rock, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Surf City.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Mast General Store, Foggy Mountain Gem Mine
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Doc's Rocks Gem Mine ©
Doc's Rocks Gem Mine
Julian Price Memorial Park ©
Julian Price Memorial Park
Foggy Mountain Gem Mine ©
Foggy Mountain Gem Mine

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night
Surf City, Topsail Island

Surf City ©
Surf City is a town in Pender and Onslow counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Topsail Island Trading Company, thentake in the waterfront at Surf City Pier, and finally walk around Soundside Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Surf City journey planner.

You can fly from Blowing Rock to Surf City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Blowing Rock in August: high temperatures in Surf City hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Corolla.

Things to do in Surf City

Parks Spas Shopping
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Topsail Island Trading Company ©
Topsail Island Trading Company
Spas
Soundside Park ©
Soundside Park

2
nights
Corolla

Corolla ©
A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Currituck Beach, and then kick back and relax at Carova Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see Off-Road Tours, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Corolla trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Surf City to Corolla takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. August in Corolla sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Carova Beach
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Outer Banks Center for Wildlife Education ©
Currituck Beach ©
Currituck Beach
Parasailing & Paragliding

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