8 days in North Carolina, Hartford & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

8 days in North Carolina, Hartford & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Hartford
— 1 night
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Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
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Cherokee
— 2 nights
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Brevard
— 1 night

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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Asheville day trip site.

Wilmington to Asheville is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Wilmington in June, with highs in Asheville at 83°F and lows at 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hartford.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore

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Hartford

Hartford ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pigeon River Canopy Tours as well as Rapid Expeditions. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): whizz through the canopy at Pigeon River Canopy Tours, relax and float downstream with Rapid Expeditions, and then examine the collection at Bush's Beans Visitor Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Hartford online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Hartford takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Hartford

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

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Rapid Expeditions ©
Rapid Expeditions
Pigeon River Canopy Tours ©
Pigeon River Canopy Tours
Bush's Beans Visitor Center ©
Bush's Beans Visitor Center

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tuckaleechee Caverns as well as Rocky Top Mountain Coaster. On the 5th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, catch some excitement at Rocky Top Mountain Coaster, and then Head underground at Tuckaleechee Caverns. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge, admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls, and then hike along Grotto Falls Parking.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Hartford to Pigeon Forge in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cherokee.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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The Island in Pigeon Forge ©
The Island in Pigeon Forge
Grotto Falls Parking ©
Grotto Falls Parking
Laurel Falls ©
Laurel Falls

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Cherokee

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 7th (Sun), examine the collection at Museum of the Cherokee Indian and then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Unto These Hills.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cherokee sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Cherokee in 1.5 hours. In June, Cherokee is a bit cooler than Pigeon Forge - with highs of 81°F and lows of 59°F. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to Brevard.

Things to do in Cherokee

Nightlife · Museums
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Unto These Hills ©
Unto These Hills
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

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Brevard

Brevard ©
Brevard is a city in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States, with a population of 7,609 as of the 2010 Census. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Sliding Rock and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Crystal Mountain Gem Mine.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Brevard travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Cherokee to Brevard takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Brevard

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Crystal Mountain Gem Mine ©
Crystal Mountain Gem Mine
Sliding Rock ©
Sliding Rock

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