8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

8 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Asheville
— 3 nights
2
Valle Crucis
— 1 night
3
Greensboro
— 2 nights
4
Nags Head
— 1 night

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Get in touch with nature at DuPont State Recreational Forest and Blue Ridge Pkwy. Let the collections at Biltmore and Lexington Glassworks capture your imagination. There's much more to do: view the masterpieces at New Morning Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with American Folk Art & Framing, stop by Biltmore Village, and browse the exhibits of River Arts District.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Asheville journey builder website.

Detroit to Asheville is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Detroit in December: high temperatures in Asheville hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Valle Crucis.

Things to do in Asheville

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Blue Ridge Pkwy, DuPont State Recreational Forest
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy

1
night
Valle Crucis

Valle Crucis ©
Valle Crucis in an unincorporated community located in Watauga County, North Carolina, United States. On the 29th (Tue), take a pleasant ride with Vx3 Trail Rides, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grandfather Mountain, thensee what you can catch with a fishing tour, and finally stop by Mast General Store.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Valle Crucis day trip site.

You can drive from Asheville to Valle Crucis in 2 hours. When traveling from Asheville in December, plan for little chillier days in Valle Crucis, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Greensboro.

Things to do in Valle Crucis

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Vx3 Trail Rides, Fishing Charters & Tours, Grandfather Mountain
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Vx3 Trail Rides ©
Vx3 Trail Rides
Grandfather Mountain ©
Grandfather Mountain
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Greensboro

Greensboro ©
Greensboro is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, see the interesting displays at Richard Childress Racing, and then shop like a local with Seagrove Creations Pottery Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Conservators Center, thenbrowse for treasures at The Curious Peddler, thenshop like a local with Piedmon Craftsmen, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ambleside Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Greensboro travel route planning site.

You can drive from Valle Crucis to Greensboro in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Valle Crucis in December, expect nights in Greensboro to be about the same, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Greensboro

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Piedmont Triad Farmers Market, The Curious Peddler, Conservators Center, Piedmon Craftsmen, Richard Childress Racing
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Conservators Center ©
Conservators Center
Richard Childress Racing ©
Richard Childress Racing
Ambleside Gallery ©
Ambleside Gallery

1
night
Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Most visitors take a trip to Nags Head to enjoy the beach, but this Outer Banks town offers more than just waterside entertainment.
On the 1st (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, view the masterpieces at OBX Art Studio, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Nags Head holiday tool.

Drive from Greensboro to Nags Head in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Greensboro in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Nags Head, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Shopping Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Kill Devil Hills, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
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Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
OBX Art Studio ©
OBX Art Studio

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