9 days in North Carolina, West Virginia & Virginia Itinerary

9 days in North Carolina, West Virginia & Virginia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Asheville
— 2 nights
2
Oak Hill
— 1 night
3
Davis
— 1 night
4
Arlington
— 1 night
5
Virginia Beach
— 1 night
6
Wilmington
— 2 nights

2
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at DuPont State Recreational Forest, admire the sheer force of Looking Glass Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Sliding Rock. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, go deep underground at Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, then sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, and finally wander the streets of Asheville Drum Circle.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Asheville online trip itinerary builder.

Memphis to Asheville is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. Traveling from Memphis to Asheville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Memphis in July, expect Asheville to be slightly colder, temps between 84°F and 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oak Hill.

Things to do in Asheville

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pisgah Forest, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, DuPont State Recreational Forest, Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site
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DuPont State Recreational Forest ©
DuPont State Recreational Forest
Sliding Rock ©
Sliding Rock
Looking Glass Falls ©
Looking Glass Falls

1
night
Oak Hill

Oak Hill is a city in Fayette County, West Virginia, United States and is the primary city within the Oak Hill, WV Micropolitan Statistical Area. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the dramatic natural features at New River Gorge National River, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Babcock State Park.

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Traveling by car from Asheville to Oak Hill takes 4 hours. In July in Oak Hill, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Davis.

Things to do in Oak Hill

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

New River Gorge National River, Babcock State Park
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Zipline
New River Gorge National River ©
New River Gorge National River
Babcock State Park ©
Babcock State Park

1
night
Davis

Davis ©
Davis is a town in Tucker County, West Virginia, along the Blackwater River. Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): hit the slopes at Canaan Valley Resort State Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Blackwater Falls State Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Davis trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Oak Hill to Davis by car takes about 3.5 hours. July in Davis sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Arlington.

Things to do in Davis

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Canaan Valley Resort State Park ©
Canaan Valley Resort State Park
Blackwater Falls State Park ©
Blackwater Falls State Park

1
night
Arlington

Arlington ©
Located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the county of Arlington blends big city and sprawling suburban environments.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Falls Park.

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Getting from Davis to Arlington by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Davis in July, Arlington is a bit warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in Arlington

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Great Falls Park
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Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

1
night
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
On the 30th (Thu), kick back and relax at Sandbridge Beach, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then admire the majestic nature at First Landing State Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Virginia Beach online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Arlington to Virginia Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and tram. In July in Virginia Beach, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Wilmington.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sandbridge Beach ©
Sandbridge Beach
First Landing State Park ©
First Landing State Park
Parasailing & Paragliding

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Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Airlie Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, and then step off the mainland to explore Topsail Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, observe the fascinating underwater world at North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wilmington road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Virginia Beach to Wilmington takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Kure Beach, Surf City, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Topsail Island ©
Topsail Island

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