24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Gatlinburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Asheville
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Hartford
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Sevierville
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
6
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

6
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cades Cove as well as Deals Gap. It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. You'll set off for Gatlinburg on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Deals Gap
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Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Iris Theater, Herbert Holt Park, Smoky Mountain Farms Jelly House, and other attractions. Step out of Gatlinburg to go to Hartford and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: cool off at Dollywood, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and get in on the family fun at 7D Dark Ride Adventure.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg tour planner.

Gatlinburg is just a short distance from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Biltmore. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Blue Ridge Pkwy, shop like a local with St.Claire Art, explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Asheville takes 2 hours. September in Asheville sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hartford.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Food Tours

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Hartford

Hartford ©
River Rat Whitewater has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the activities along Midnight Hole Falls, then explore the activities along Pigeon River, and then get the adrenaline pumping with River Rat Whitewater. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bootleggers Distillery, then admire the sheer force of Mouse Creek Falls, then identify plant and animal life at Cataloochee Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Somesvara Temple.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Hartford sightseeing website .

You can drive from Asheville to Hartford in an hour. September in Hartford sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sevierville.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon River, Sri Somesvara Temple
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Mouse Creek Falls ©
Mouse Creek Falls
Cataloochee Valley ©
Cataloochee Valley
Pigeon River ©
Pigeon River

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Sevierville

Sevierville ©
Lying at the foothills of the Great Smokies, Sevierville is a friendly tourist town with plenty of Southern charm.
You've now added Foxfire Mountain Adventures to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Forbidden Caverns, kick your exploration up a notch at Foxfire Mountain Adventures, and then appreciate the history behind Dolly Parton Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, steep yourself in history at Revolutionary War Graveyard, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then stop by Smoky Mountain Knife Works, and finally revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Sevierville.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sevierville online trip maker .

You can drive from Hartford to Sevierville in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Sevierville

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Revolutionary War Graveyard
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Helicopter Tours
Smoky Mountain Knife Works ©
Smoky Mountain Knife Works

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
You've now added Zipline to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tennessee XXX Moonshine on Teaster, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip itinerary maker site .

Pigeon Forge is very close to Sevierville. In September, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Fun & Games Shopping Museums
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Old Time Photo Number 5 ©
Old Time Photo Number 5
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
Parrot Mountain & Gardens ©
Parrot Mountain & Gardens

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