3 days in North Carolina Itinerary

3 days in North Carolina Itinerary

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3 days in North Carolina Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Asheville
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cherokee
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Fort Lauderdale

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Asheville online travel route planner .

Fort Lauderdale to Asheville is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November, with highs in Asheville at 59°F and lows at 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Cherokee.

Things to do in Asheville

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The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum

2
nights
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 29th (Fri), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, hike along Goldmine Loop Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Newfound Gap Road, then explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Spruce Flats Falls.

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Traveling by car from Asheville to Cherokee takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Cherokee can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cherokee

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Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bryson City
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Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
River Rafting & Tubing
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

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