7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Charlotte
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 1 night
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Statesville
— 1 day
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Raleigh
— 1 night

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Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 3rd (Mon), trek along Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Charlotte online holiday planner.

Virginia Beach to Charlotte is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Charlotte, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping
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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at New Morning Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Of All Souls, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Beaver Lake Bird Sanctuary, view the masterpieces at Jonas Gerard Fine Art, view the masterpieces at St.Claire Art, then visit Asheville Drum Circle, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Blue Spiral 1.

Plan a Asheville trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Charlotte to Asheville takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in August, expect Asheville to be slightly colder, temps between 82°F and 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Asheville

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery
Cathedral Of All Souls ©
Cathedral Of All Souls
Riverside Cemetery ©
Riverside Cemetery

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Historic Ogle Log Cabin, explore and take pictures at Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook, examine the collection at Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Fowler's Clay Works, then see the interesting displays at Hollywood Star Cars Museum, and finally look for gifts at Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen at The Village.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip builder site.

You can drive from Asheville to Gatlinburg in 2 hours. August in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Statesville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fowler's Clay Works ©
Fowler's Clay Works
Hollywood Star Cars Museum ©
Hollywood Star Cars Museum
Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum ©
Salt and Pepper Shaker Museum

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Statesville

Statesville ©
Statesville is a small city located in Iredell County, North Carolina, United States and was named an All-America City in 1997 and 2009. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fort Dobbs, then sample the fine beverages at Southern Distilling Company, then examine the collection at Iredell Museums, and finally browse the different shops at Signal Hill Mall.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Statesville itinerary maker.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Statesville in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Statesville are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Raleigh.

Things to do in Statesville

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Dobbs ©
Fort Dobbs
Iredell Museums ©
Iredell Museums
Signal Hill Mall ©
Signal Hill Mall

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Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
On the 9th (Sun), trek along Neuse River Trail, then steep yourself in history at Historic Yates Mill County Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Raleigh day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Statesville to Raleigh takes 2.5 hours. In August in Raleigh, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve
Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail
Historic Yates Mill County Park ©
Historic Yates Mill County Park

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