8 days in Asheville & Charleston Itinerary

8 days in Asheville & Charleston Itinerary

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8 days in Asheville & Charleston Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
1
Asheville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Charleston
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Dallas

3
nights
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Take a break from the city and head to Roaring Fork and Noah Bud Ogle Cabin. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Titanic Museum Attraction and Lexington Glassworks. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asheville: Gatlinburg (Sugarlands Distilling Company & Zipline), The Escape Game Pigeon Forge (in Pigeon Forge) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Saint Lawrence.

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Dallas to Asheville is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Asheville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect Asheville to be slightly colder, temps between 84°F and 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
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Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

4
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Sumter National Monument and Aiken-Rhett House. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Folly Beach Public Beach. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, get the lay of the land with Charleston History Tours, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Asheville to Charleston in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Asheville in July, Charleston is a bit warmer at night with lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Folly Beach
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Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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