11 days in Mills River & New Bern Itinerary

11 days in Mills River & New Bern Itinerary

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11 days in Mills River & New Bern Itinerary

Start: Mills River
1
Mills River
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
New Bern
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Mills River

7
nights
Mills River

Mills River ©
Mills River is a town located in Henderson County, North Carolina (USA). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings and Bold Rock Hard Cider. For shopping fun, head to Blue Ridge Parkway or Mountains to Sea Trail. When in Mills River, make a side trip to see Old Pressley Sapphire Mine in Canton, approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Jump Off Rock, tee off at Etowah Valley Golf Club, and look for all kinds of wild species at Serpentarium Magic.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Mills River journey builder tool .

In May, daily temperatures in Mills River can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. On the 5th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Mills River

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Jump Off Rock, Old Pressley Sapphire Mine, Blue Ridge Parkway, Mountains to Sea Trail, Etowah Valley Golf Club
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Blue Ridge Parkway ©
Blue Ridge Parkway
Bold Rock Hard Cider ©
Bold Rock Hard Cider
Jump Off Rock ©
Jump Off Rock

2
nights
New Bern

New Bern ©
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. You've now added Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): do a tasting at Lake Road Winery LLC, look for gifts at Mitchell Hardware, then browse the exhibits of North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace, then take in the exciting artwork at Carolina Creations Fine Art & Contemporary Gallery, and finally steep yourself in history at Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola. On your second day here, stop by Island Express Ferry Service and then admire the majestic nature at Hammocks Beach State Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New Bern trip itinerary builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mills River to New Bern. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Mills River in June since evenings lows in New Bern dip to 69°F. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Bern

Outdoors Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Lake Road Winery LLC, Hammocks Beach State Park, Island Express Ferry Service
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Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola ©
Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola
Hammocks Beach State Park ©
Hammocks Beach State Park