11 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Gatlinburg Itinerary

11 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Gatlinburg
— 8 nights

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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.
Laurel Falls has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and then get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls, don't miss a visit to Elkmont Ghost Town, and then cruise along Little River Road.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip planner.

Gatlinburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately half hour car ride. July in Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Little River Road ©
Little River Road
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You've added The Island in Pigeon Forge, Smoky Mountain Ziplines, Comedy Hypnosis with Guy Michaels, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Gatlinburg to go to Great Smoky Mountains National Park and see Cades Cove, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, trek along Charlies Bunion, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and contemplate the long history of Walker Sisters' Cabin.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg holiday maker.

Gatlinburg is just a short distance from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

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