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.
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.
Charming downtown with art deco buildings restaurants and galleries.
Built at the end of the 19th century, stands as a monument to Vanderbilt wealth including parkland, gardens and winery.
A purpose built 470 mile tourist road from the Great Smokey Mountains offering tremendous views and scenery.
An 18th century living Museum.
A string of narrow islands including small towns and national monuments.
The State’s principal port with 230 block historic district and eclectic collection of buildings from many eras.