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Scenic Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg airport to Boone

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Scenic Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg airport to Boone

Looking for a scenic route to drive up to Boone from the airport without going on the Blue Ridge Parkway as we will be taking that the next day. Traveling during foliage season 3rd week of October.

Thanks for your assistance it's much appreciated

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1. Re: Scenic Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg airport to Boone

I would take 25 from Greenville to Hendersonville - stop downtown ( shops and restaurants)..then I-26 to I-40 in Asheville ( you'll pass a sign for the NC Arboretum- nice stop). I'd take 40 east to U.S. 221 north through Marion and on to Boone - lots of nice scenery but it's a slow drive - mountains.

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2. Re: Scenic Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg airport to Boone

Nothing wrong with a slow drive if you are enjoying the scenery - We're on vacation so there is no rushing!

Perhaps we will find a place in Hendersonville to pack a picinic lunch and then find a pullover along the way to eat?

Flight arrives in about 10 am - have all day to make it to Boone!

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3. Re: Scenic Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg airport to Boone

I tell you - for a picnic in that area I'd suggest getting on Highway 64 in H'ville and go west about half an hour to Brevard...lots of beautiful picnic spots along the waterfall road to the Cradle of Forestry ( google it). Or - you could visit one of the apple orchards in the area ( such as J.H. Stepps) and picnic there.

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4. Re: Scenic Drive from Greenville/Spartanburg airport to Boone

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