9 days in North Carolina Itinerary

9 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Asheville
— 2 nights
2
Boone
— 1 night
3
Raleigh
— 1 night
4
Hatteras Island
— 1 night
5
Nags Head
— 3 nights

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Biltmore, then view the masterpieces at Lexington Glassworks, and then admire all the interesting features of Blue Ridge Pkwy.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Asheville day trip site.

Raleigh to Asheville is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Raleigh, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Asheville, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Boone.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Bearwallow Mountain, Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park ©
Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park

1
night
Boone

Boone ©
Boone is a town located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): go deep underground at Foggy Mountain Gem Mine and then take a pleasant ride with Vx3 Trail Rides.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Boone trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Boone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Asheville in June, expect Boone to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Boone

Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Vx3 Trail Rides
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Vx3 Trail Rides ©
Vx3 Trail Rides
Foggy Mountain Gem Mine ©
Foggy Mountain Gem Mine

1
night
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, engage your brain at Marbles Kids Museum, then walk around Pullen Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Fletcher Park.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Raleigh trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Boone to Raleigh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boone in June: high temperatures in Raleigh hover around 88°F and lows are around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hatteras Island.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
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Marbles Kids Museum ©
Marbles Kids Museum
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences ©
Pullen Park ©
Pullen Park

1
night
Hatteras Island

Hatteras Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stop by Lee Robinson's General Store, kick back and relax at Frisco Beach, then enjoy the sea views from Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hatteras Island road trip website.

Traveling by car from Raleigh to Hatteras Island takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry. Traveling from Raleigh in June, you will find days in Hatteras Island are little chillier (83°F), and nights are about the same (71°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nags Head.

Things to do in Hatteras Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Haulover ©
Haulover
Lee Robinson's General Store ©
Lee Robinson's General Store
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse ©
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

3
nights
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.
Visiting Jockey's Ridge State Park and Carova Beach will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Currituck Beach and Bodie Island Lighthouse. Step out of Nags Head with an excursion to Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum in Corolla--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, get your game on at Outer Banks Old Time Photos, look for gifts at Life On A Sandbar, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Nags Head trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hatteras Island to Nags Head takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Nags Head are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Nags Head

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Corolla, Parasailing & Paragliding, North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island, Outer Banks Old Time Photos, Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
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Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

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