5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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5 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
Nags Head
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Bryson City
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

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Nags Head

Nags Head ©
Nags Head is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Jockey's Ridge State Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nags Head trip tool .

New York City to Nags Head is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Nags Head

#Nature, #Historic Sites, #Parks

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Wright Brothers National Memorial
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Jockey's Ridge State Park ©
Jockey's Ridge State Park
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Bodie Island Lighthouse ©
Bodie Island Lighthouse

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 15th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Lawrence.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Nags Head to Asheville takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Nags Head in July, expect little chillier with lows of 64°F in Asheville. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bryson City.

Things to do in Asheville

#Scenic Drive, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites

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Blueridge Parkway
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Biltmore Estate ©
Biltmore Estate
Basilica of Saint Lawrence ©
Basilica of Saint Lawrence

1
night
Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at Great Smoky Mountains Railroad, then see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bryson City trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Asheville to Bryson City in 1.5 hours. July in Bryson City sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryson City

#Tours, #Adventure, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Museum of the Cherokee Indian
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River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad ©
Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

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