Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from New York City to Asheville. If you're planning a road trip to Asheville, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
9:00 am start in New York City
drive for about 1.5 hours
10:43 am Philadelphia
stay for about 3 hours
and leave at 1:43 pm
drive for about 3 hours
4:35 pm Ocean City (Maryland)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:35 pm
drive for about 3.5 hours
9:13 pm Skippers
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 8 hours
10:00 am leave from Skippers
drive for about 2 hours
4:28 pm Blue Ridge Mountains
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:28 pm
drive for about 59 minutes
day 2 driving ≈ 6.5 hours
Philadelphia (122 answers)
Philadelphia Museum of Art (16 mentions)
The Liberty Bell (12 mentions)
Eastern State Penitentiary (8 mentions)
Spruce Street Harbor Park (8 mentions)
Independence Mall (7 mentions)
restaurants around Philadelphia:
Reading Terminal Market
Pat's King of Steaks
questions about Philadelphia:
What is your favorite restaurant in Philadelphia?
What is there to do in Philly besides eat cheese steaks?
Pat's or Geno's: Which has the better cheesesteak?
Anybody know of great gems in the city I can dine at during my stay?
Eating out on a budget.
Ocean City (Maryland) (9 answers)
Raleigh (19 answers)
North Carolina Museum of Art (2 mentions)
restaurants around Raleigh:
questions about Raleigh:
What is your favorite restaurant in Raleigh?
Best Non-Chain Restaurants for Families
What's the best neighborhood in Raleigh for a first time visitor?
Blue Ridge Mountains (3 mentions)
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Asheville.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The Omni Grove Park Inn, which was mentioned 6 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Tupelo Honey Cafe, which was mentioned 3 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
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