7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

7 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Blowing Rock
— 2 nights
2
Maggie Valley
— 2 nights
3
Cherokee
— 2 nights

2
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Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): trot along with Vx3 Trail Rides, stroll through Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blowing Rock Brewery, look for gifts at Handtiques, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Linville Falls, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Julian Price Memorial Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Blowing Rock tour builder site.

Saint Louis to Blowing Rock is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Blowing Rock due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Saint Louis in July; daily highs in Blowing Rock reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Maggie Valley.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Linville Falls, Grandfather Mountain
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Zipline
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park ©
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park

2
nights
Maggie Valley

Maggie Valley is a town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Bootleggers Distillery, thenget interesting insight from Tours, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the next day, examine the collection at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Elevated Mountain Distilling Co., thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Waterrock Knob, and finally admire the sheer force of Soco Falls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Maggie Valley road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Blowing Rock to Maggie Valley takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Maggie Valley can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cherokee.

Things to do in Maggie Valley

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Hartford
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River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline
Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum ©

2
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Cherokee

The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Unique Gift Outlet, take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome, and then appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cherokee online road trip planner.

Cherokee is very close to Maggie Valley. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cherokee

Casinos Tours Parks

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

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