13 days in Gatlinburg, Asheville & Atlanta Itinerary

13 days in Gatlinburg, Asheville & Atlanta Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
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Asheville
— 4 nights
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Atlanta
— 4 nights
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Gatlinburg

— 4 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Sevierville (Tennessee Legend Distillery - Winfield Dunn Parkway & Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy). There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, get in on the family fun at Dollywood, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg online trip itinerary planner.

Thomaston to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In November, Gatlinburg is a bit cooler than Thomaston - with highs of 60°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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: Falls Park on the Reedy (in Greenville) and The Millstone Gallery (in Landrum). There's lots more to do: squeeze the most out of the city with BREW-ed, sample the tasty concoctions at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Tours & Tastings, meet the residents at Western North Carolina Nature Center, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Asheville day trip app.

Drive from Gatlinburg to Asheville in 2 hours. In November in Asheville, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 36°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Atlanta.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trips

Atlanta

— 4 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Atlanta is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

Make your Atlanta itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Asheville to Atlanta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Asheville in November, expect Atlanta to be somewhat warmer, temps between 65°F and 44°F. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums