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Asheville to District of Columbia drive

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 Bristol (Tennessee)
 Appalachian Mountains
 Lexington (Virginia)
 Skyline Dr
   District of Columbia 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


Asheville to District of Columbia road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Asheville to District of Columbia. If you're planning a road trip to District of Columbia, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Asheville and District of Columbia. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Asheville and District of Columbia. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Asheville
drive for about 55 minutes

10:55 am  Erwin
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:55 am
drive for about 48 minutes

12:43 pm  Bristol (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:43 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:12 pm  Appalachian Mountains
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:12 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

5:11 pm  Blacksburg
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Blacksburg
drive for about 44 minutes

10:44 am  Roanoke
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:44 am
drive for about 57 minutes

12:41 pm  Lexington (Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:41 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:36 pm  Skyline Dr
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:36 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

6:07 pm  arrive at District of Columbia

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Asheville, North Carolina.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?


Bristol (Tennessee)

Appalachian Mountains

Blacksburg  (9 answers)
    questions about Blacksburg:
        Eat/Hike/Anything else for 1-Day visit?

Roanoke  (14 answers)
    questions about Roanoke:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Roanoke?

Lexington (Virginia)  (4 answers)

Skyline Dr  (5 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is District of Columbia (DC).

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in District of Columbia?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to District of Columbia.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a District of Columbia to Asheville drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Asheville to District of Columbia. Or get a full Asheville to District of Columbia flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Asheville well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Asheville!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 469 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 11 minutes
67 Asheville travel answers
1 Bristol (Tennessee) travel answer
9 Blacksburg travel answers
14 Roanoke travel answers
4 Lexington (Virginia) travel answers
5 District of Columbia travel answers


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