22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Cherokee
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Clyde
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Greeneville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Marion
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Pickens
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Blacksburg
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h
8
Wrightsville Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Kill Devil Hills
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
10
Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Saluda
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Black Mountain
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Newark

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Cherokee

Cherokee ©
The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian and then try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cherokee trip itinerary planner .

Newark to Cherokee is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Newark in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cherokee, with lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Clyde.

Things to do in Cherokee

Casinos Fun & Games Museums
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Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

1
night
Clyde

Clyde ©
Clyde is a town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States. Sri Somesvara Temple has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Old Pressley Sapphire Mine and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Somesvara Temple.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Clyde trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Cherokee to Clyde takes an hour. In August in Clyde, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 64°F at night. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Greeneville.

Things to do in Clyde

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Pressley Sapphire Mine
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Sri Somesvara Temple ©
Sri Somesvara Temple

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Greeneville

Greeneville ©
Greeneville is a town in, and the county seat of Greene County, Tennessee, United States. You've now added Andrew Johnson National Historic Site to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): stroll through Andrew Johnson National Historic Site and then browse for treasures at Greeneville Antique Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at City Garage Car Museum, then examine the collection at Greene County History Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, and finally learn about winemaking at Goodwater Vineyards.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Greeneville trip planner .

Traveling by car from Clyde to Greeneville takes 1.5 hours. August in Greeneville sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Marion.

Things to do in Greeneville

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Goodwater Vineyards
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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site ©
Greene County History Museum ©
Greene County History Museum
Goodwater Vineyards ©
Goodwater Vineyards

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Marion

Marion ©
Marion is a city in McDowell County, North Carolina, United States. You've now added Carson House to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Carson House, grab your bike and head to Greenway Bike Trail, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and finally experience rural life at Sweet Betsy Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Linville Caverns, then do a tasting at South Creek Winery, and then explore the activities along Linville River.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Marion trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Greeneville to Marion takes 2 hours. In August in Marion, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Marion

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

South Creek Winery, Zipline, Linville River
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Linville Caverns ©
Linville Caverns
South Creek Winery ©
South Creek Winery
Carson House ©
Carson House

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nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Asheville Retrocade, French Broad Chocolate Factory & Tasting Room, Land Rover Experience, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): view the masterpieces at St.Claire Art, look for gifts at Colin's Creatures, view the masterpieces at Points of Light Crystal and Mineral Gallery, learn the secrets of production at Brian Boggs Chairmakers, then look for gifts at Mtn Merch, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Asheville's Best Gem Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Riverside Cemetery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then sample the tasty concoctions at New Belgium Brewing Company, then learn about winemaking at Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Asheville road trip planning app .

Getting from Marion to Asheville by car takes about an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Asheville can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pickens.

Things to do in Asheville

Shopping Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards, Pisgah National Forest
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery

1
night
Pickens

Pickens ©
Pickens, formerly called Pickens Courthouse, is a city in Pickens County, South Carolina, United States. On the 12th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Table Rock State Park, then see the interesting displays at Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of SC, and then shop like a local with Bee Well Honey and Bee Supply.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pickens online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Asheville to Pickens in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Blacksburg.

Things to do in Pickens

Parks Nature Museums
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Table Rock State Park ©
Table Rock State Park
Bee Well Honey and Bee Supply ©
Bee Well Honey and Bee Supply

1
night
Blacksburg

Blacksburg ©
Blacksburg is a small town in Cherokee County, South Carolina, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kings Mountain National Military Park. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Mountain National Military Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Kings Mountain State Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Blacksburg tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Pickens to Blacksburg in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Blacksburg can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Wrightsville Beach.

Things to do in Blacksburg

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Kings Mountain National Military Park ©
Kings Mountain State Park ©
Kings Mountain State Park

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Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach ©
Wrightsville Beach is a town in New Hanover County, North Carolina, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Fort Fisher State Historic Site, then pick up some local products at Motts Channel Seafood, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Airlie Gardens, then step aboard Battleship North Carolina, then admire the landmark architecture of Bellamy Mansion, and finally look for gifts at Old Books on Front Street.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Wrightsville Beach itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Blacksburg to Wrightsville Beach. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Wrightsville Beach

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Wilmington, Fort Fisher State Historic Site
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Airlie Gardens ©
Airlie Gardens
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Fort Fisher State Historic Site ©
Fort Fisher State Historic Site

1
night
Kill Devil Hills

Kill Devil Hills ©
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): sample the fine beverages at Outer Banks Distilling, visit a coastal fixture at Bodie Island Lighthouse, then view the masterpieces at The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Wright Brothers National Memorial.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kill Devil Hills trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Wrightsville Beach to Kill Devil Hills takes 4.5 hours. In August in Kill Devil Hills, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bodie Island Lighthouse, Outer Banks Distilling
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Outer Banks Distilling ©
Outer Banks Distilling
Wright Brothers National Memorial ©
Wright Brothers National Memorial

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Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Hot Springs is a town in Madison County, North Carolina, United States. French Broad Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Hot Springs: Mt Cammerer Fire Tower (in Cosby) and Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & Bootleggers Distillery). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Artisun Gallery & Cafe, trek along Lovers Leap Loop Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Max Patch, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pigeon River.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hot Springs tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kill Devil Hills to Hot Springs takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kill Devil Hills in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Hot Springs, with lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Saluda.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Hartford, Mt Cammerer Fire Tower, Pigeon River, French Broad Adventures
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French Broad Adventures ©
French Broad Adventures
Artisun Gallery & Cafe ©
Artisun Gallery & Cafe
Bootleggers Distillery ©
Bootleggers Distillery

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Saluda

Saluda ©
The City of Saluda is located in both Henderson and Polk counties in the U.S. You've now added The Gorge Zipline Canopy Tour to your itinerary. On the 20th (Tue), admire the verdant scenery at Pearson's Falls and Glen, kick your exploration up a notch at The Gorge Zipline Canopy Tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Heartwood Contemporary Crafts Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): stop by O.P. Taylor's, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Elijah Mountain Gem Mine, engage your brain at Mineral & Lapidary Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at Village Green Antique Mall, and finally do a tasting at Burntshirt Vineyards.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saluda trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Saluda takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Black Mountain.

Things to do in Saluda

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Hendersonville, Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site, O.P. Taylor's
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The Gorge Zipline Canopy Tour ©
The Gorge Zipline Canopy Tour
O.P. Taylor's ©
O.P. Taylor's

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Black Mountain

Black Mountain ©
Black Mountain is a town in Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States. Black Mountain Ciderworks + Meadery has been added to your itinerary. Let the collections at Red House Studios and Art Gallery and Swannanoa Valley Museum capture your imagination. Do your shopping at Black Mountain Center for the Arts and Seven Sisters Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Black Mountain: Pisgah National Forest (in Pisgah Forest) and Lake Lure (Lake Lure Beach and Water Park & Lake Lure Flowering Bridge).

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Black Mountain tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Saluda to Black Mountain in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 64°F. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Black Mountain

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Lake Lure, Pisgah National Forest
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Pisgah National Forest ©
Pisgah National Forest
Red House Studios and Art Gallery ©
Red House Studios and Art Gallery
Seven Sisters Gallery ©
Seven Sisters Gallery

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