3 days in Asheville & Smoky Mountains & Cherokee Itinerary

3 days in Asheville & Smoky Mountains & Cherokee Itinerary

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3 days in Asheville & Smoky Mountains & Cherokee Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly + Drive:  5​h
1
Asheville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cherokee
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Orlando

1
night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventures - Day Tours. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take a spin around town with Pisgah Mountain Bike Adventures - Day Tours. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then do a tasting at Biltmore, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville tour itinerary planning tool .

Orlando to Asheville is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in October, you will find days in Asheville are a bit cooler (70°F), and nights are colder (47°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Cherokee.

Things to do in Asheville

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Room Escape Games

1
night
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 25th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Waterrock Knob, then stop by Unique Gift Outlet, and finally let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cherokee visit planner .

Traveling by car from Asheville to Cherokee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cherokee

Nature Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Maggie Valley, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Unique Gift Outlet ©
Unique Gift Outlet

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