7 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

7 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Appalachia and Smoky Mountain Trains Museum. Visiting Bald River Falls and Chimney Tops Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Great Smoky Mountains National Park: Cataloochee Valley (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park), Carver Orchards & Farm Market (in Cosby) and Max Patch (in Hot Springs). The adventure continues: trek along Alum Cave Trail, trot along with a tour on horseback, look for all kinds of wild species at Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium, and take in the dramatic scenery at Whitewater Falls.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park planner .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are McGhee Tyson Airport, Asheville Regional Airport and Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport. October in Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Smoky Mountain Trains Museum, Horseback Riding Tours, Museum of Appalachia, Crane Creek Vineyards, Max Patch
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Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail
Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium ©
Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium
Bald River Falls ©
Bald River Falls

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