6 days in Shenandoah National Park & Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

6 days in Shenandoah National Park & Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

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Fly to Washington Dulles, Bus to Shenandoah National Park
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Shenandoah National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Fly

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Shenandoah National Park

— 1 day
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): hike along Limberlost Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Drive, and then look for gifts at SoLace Studios Fine Handcrafts.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Shenandoah National Park trip itinerary site.

Birmingham, UK to Shenandoah National Park is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Shenandoah National Park is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Birmingham in October, you will find days in Shenandoah National Park are a bit warmer (71°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 2 nights

A Wondrous Diversity of Life

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.
Step out of Great Smoky Mountains National Park with an excursion to Fontana General Store in Fontana Dam--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Roaring Fork, admire the landmark architecture of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, and hike along Grotto Falls Parking.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park online driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Shenandoah National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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