17 days in Mammoth Cave National Park & Burnsville Itinerary

17 days in Mammoth Cave National Park & Burnsville Itinerary

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Start: Mammoth Cave National Park
1
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 13 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Burnsville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
End: Mammoth Cave National Park

13
nights
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mammoth Cave National Park: Moutardier Resort & Marina (in Leitchfield), Nolin Lake State Park (in Mammoth Cave) and Bill Monroe's Home Place (in Rosine). Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Mammoth Cave, stroll through Fat Man's Misery, trek along Tall Man's Misery, and contemplate the long history of Bell's Tavern.

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Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Mammoth Cave National Park. In June, daily temperatures in Mammoth Cave National Park can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. You'll set off for Burnsville on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Horse Cave, Mammoth Cave, Park City, Moutardier Resort & Marina, Rough River State Park
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Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail

2
nights
Burnsville

Burnsville is a town in Yancey County, North Carolina, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Mitchell State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Burnsville: Zipline (in Lake Lure), Linville Caverns (in Marion) and Bobby McLean Memorial Park (in Newland). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteside Mountain, take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring Fork Falls, and explore the stunning scenery at Linville Gorge.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Burnsville trip planner.

You can drive from Mammoth Cave National Park to Burnsville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Burnsville is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Burnsville

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Zipline, Linville Gorge, Whiteside Mountain, Linville Caverns, Bobby McLean Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Linville Caverns ©
Linville Caverns
Whiteside Mountain ©
Whiteside Mountain

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