8 days in Asheville & The Foothills Itinerary

8 days in Asheville & The Foothills Itinerary

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— 7 nights


Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Change things up with these side-trips from Asheville: Zipline (in Lake Lure), Hendersonville (Bearwallow Mountain & Elijah Mountain Gem Mine) and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Biltmore, explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and browse the collection at The Folk Art Center.

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Fort Lauderdale to Asheville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in July; daily highs in Asheville reach 84°F and lows reach 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Pisgah Forest, Hendersonville, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Zipline, Max Patch
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Biltmore ©
Food Tours