10 days in Newtown & Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

10 days in Newtown & Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

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Newtown
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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to McGhee Tyson Airport, Drive to Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Newtown — 4 nights

Newtown is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Weir Farm National Historic Site and Sasco Beach. Relax by the water at Jennings Beach and Long Beach. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Elephant's Trunk Flea Market, have fun and explore at EverWonder Children's Museum, and cool off at Quassy Amusement Park & Waterpark.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Newtown route planner.

Newark to Newtown is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Newark in July, things will get little chillier in Newtown: highs are around 81°F and lows about 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park — 5 nights

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.
Attractions like Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and Laurel Falls make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Roaring Fork and Newfound Gap Road. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, and stroll through Grotto Falls Parking.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Explore your travel options from Newtown to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Newtown in August, expect Great Smoky Mountains National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature