8 days in Greensboro & Winston-Salem & North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

8 days in Greensboro & Winston-Salem & North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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Greensboro
— 1 night
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Blowing Rock
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 2 nights
4
Highlands
— 2 nights

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Greensboro

Greensboro ©
Greensboro is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for gifts at Scuppernong Books and then take in the exciting artwork at Ambleside Gallery.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Greensboro sightseeing planner.

Charlotte to Greensboro is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Greensboro can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Blowing Rock.

Things to do in Greensboro

Shopping · Museums
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Scuppernong Books ©
Scuppernong Books
Ambleside Gallery ©
Ambleside Gallery

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Blowing Rock

Blowing Rock ©
Blowing Rock is a town in Watauga and Caldwell counties in the U.S. On the 19th (Sat), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Blowing Rock Brewery. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Otter Falls, then take in the awesome beauty at Rough Ridge Lookout, and then stroll around Memorial Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Blowing Rock attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Greensboro to Blowing Rock takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Greensboro in September: high temperatures in Blowing Rock hover around 72°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Asheville.

Things to do in Blowing Rock

Parks · Nature · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Rough Ridge Lookout, Otter Falls
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Otter Falls ©
Otter Falls
Memorial Park ©
Memorial Park

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Asheville

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore hidden gems such as Jonas Gerard Fine Art and Linville Falls. Get in touch with nature at Brookside Guides and Glen Burney Trail. There's much more to do: walk around Carrier Park, view the masterpieces at Blue Spiral 1, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and look for gifts at Brian Boggs.

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You can drive from Blowing Rock to Asheville in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Blowing Rock in September, things will get a bit warmer in Asheville: highs are around 79°F and lows about 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Highlands.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Glen Burney Trail, Linville Falls
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Brookside Guides ©
Brookside Guides
Brian Boggs ©
Brian Boggs

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Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Highlands road trip planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Highlands in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in September, and nighttime lows around 57°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Highlands

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Cashiers, Lake Glenville
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Panthertown Valley ©
Panthertown Valley
Bust Your Butt Falls ©
Bust Your Butt Falls
Lake Glenville ©
Lake Glenville

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