8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Highlands
— 1 day
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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Greensboro
— 1 night
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Raleigh
— 2 nights
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Corolla
— 1 night

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Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Whiteside Mountain and then kick your exploration up a notch at Highlands Aerial Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Highlands trip maker.

Fort Lauderdale to Highlands is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November; daily highs in Highlands reach 60°F and lows reach 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Highlands

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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Mountain
Whiteside Mountain
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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.
Attractions like Food Tours and The North Carolina Arboretum make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asheville: Crystal Mountain Gem Mine (in Brevard), Zipline (in Lake Lure) and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock). The adventure continues: cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy, see the interesting displays at The Folk Art Center, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Asheville trip planning app.

You can drive from Highlands to Asheville in 2 hours. In November in Asheville, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 36°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Greensboro.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Tours

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Zipline
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Scenic Drive
Blue Ridge Pkwy
4.8

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Greensboro

Greensboro ©
Greensboro is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get curious at Greensboro Science Center, see the interesting displays at International Civil Rights Center & Museum, then go on a hair-raising tour with Carolina History & Haunts, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at Kersey Valley Zip Line.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Greensboro visit planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Greensboro in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in November, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Greensboro

Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums · Adventure

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Science Museum
Greensboro Science Center
4.7
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Ghost / Vampire Tour
Carolina History & Haunts
4.9

2
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Raleigh

Raleigh ©

City of Oaks

For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): hike along Neuse River Trail and then have fun and explore at Museum of Life + Science. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, engage your brain at Marbles Kids Museum, then walk around Pullen Park, and finally appreciate the history behind Memorial Bell Tower.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Raleigh trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Greensboro to Raleigh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Raleigh are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Corolla.

Things to do in Raleigh

Childrens Museums · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

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Science Museum
Museum of Life + Science
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Science Museum
Marbles Kids Museum
4.7

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Corolla

A trip to Corolla will add a bit of slow-paced fun to your Outer Banks holiday.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take an exotic tour of Back Country Safari Tours, then see Off-Road Tours, and then visit a coastal fixture at Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Corolla day trip planning website.

Getting from Raleigh to Corolla by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. November in Corolla sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corolla

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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