• Duration: 13 nights
  • Distance (approx): 1035 miles
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A Tailor-Made Fly-Drive Holiday to Colonial Coast & Carolinas, USA


From Charlotte this fly drive drive climbs north into the Blue Ridge Mountains and Asheville with all its distinctive charm. Nearby is the Biltmore Estate and the Blue Ridge Parkway. Drag yourself away from Asheville to the Historic Community of Winston-Salem and on to Durham and the State Capital of Raleigh. From here move on to the Coast, near the Outer Banks and the site of the first British settlements on Roanoke Island, at Manteo. The drive along this remarkable coastline via New Bern to Wilmington and Cape Fear is fascinating. Wilmington has one of the nations largest historic commercial districts, extending over 200 blocks. The journey then continues north returning to Charlotte.


Highlights

Asheville

Charming downtown with art deco buildings restaurants and galleries.

Biltmore Estate

Built at the end of the 19th century, stands as a monument to Vanderbilt wealth including parkland, gardens and winery.

Blue Ridge Parkway

A purpose built 470 mile tourist road from the Great Smokey Mountains offering tremendous views and scenery.

Old Salem

An 18th century living Museum.

Outer Banks

A string of narrow islands including small towns and national monuments.

Wilmington

The State’s principal port with 230 block historic district and eclectic collection of buildings from many eras.




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Featured accommodation

Cumberland Falls

Set in a secluded and leafy suburb of Asheville, this grand early 20th Century house has six guest rooms. As well as a gourmet breakfast, cookies and drinks are always available. Your hosts Patti and Gary will be happy to help you plan your day in order to get the most from your stay.


Itinerary

20 miles to Mount Holly, 
1  nt Robins Nest B&B
 
115 miles to Asheville,  
3  nts Cumberland Falls B&B
 
145 miles to Winston-Salem,  
1 nt Henry F Shaffner House B&B
 
105 miles to Raleigh,
1 nt  Oakwood Inn B&B
 
200 miles to Manteo,
2nts  Cameron House Inn B&B
 
170 miles to New Bern,
2 nts  Aerie Inn B&B
 
85 miles to Wilmington,
3 nts  BW Coastliner Hotel
 
195 miles to Charlotte Airport
 
 


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Connected Fly/Drives

Colonial Coast and Antebellum Homes
Circular tour of Chesapeake Bay


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