7 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

7 days in North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Boone
— 2 nights
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Cherokee
— 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asheville: Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock) and Zipline (in Lake Lure). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Biltmore, take in the exciting artwork at St.Claire Art, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and admire the natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum.

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Tampa to Asheville is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tampa in July, with highs in Asheville at 84°F and lows at 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Boone.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Food Tours

2
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Boone

Boone is a town located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, United States. On the 4th (Tue), stop by Mast General Store, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blowing Rock Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ride a horse along Moses H. Cone Memorial Park, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then take a pleasant ride with Vx3 Trail Rides.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Boone trip tool.

Drive from Asheville to Boone in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Asheville in August, with highs in Boone at 76°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cherokee.

Things to do in Boone

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Vx3 Trail Rides ©
Vx3 Trail Rides

1
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Cherokee

Trails of Legends and Adventures

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.
On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, stop by Unique Gift Outlet, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cherokee trip planner.

Getting from Boone to Cherokee by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Boone in August, you will find days in Cherokee are somewhat warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherokee

Museums · Outdoors · Casinos · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Unique Gift Outlet ©
Unique Gift Outlet

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