11 days in Mammoth Cave National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Asheville Itinerary

11 days in Mammoth Cave National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Asheville Itinerary

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Mammoth Cave National Park

— 2 nights
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cedar Sink Trail, Diamond Caverns, Onyx Cave, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hike along Cedar Sink Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mammoth Cave National Park trip itinerary planner.

Holland to Mammoth Cave National Park is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Holland to Mammoth Cave National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Holland in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mammoth Cave National Park, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 3 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.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for wildlife, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, take in the dramatic scenery at Ramsey Cascades, tour the pleasant surroundings at Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and trek along Grotto Falls Parking.

Before you visit Great Smoky Mountains National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mammoth Cave National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Asheville

— 4 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asheville: Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock), Elijah Mountain Gem Mine (in Hendersonville) and Zipline (in Hartford). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Biltmore, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, examine the collection at Asheville Pinball Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Asheville driving holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Asheville. July in Asheville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips