3 days in Fancy Gap & Cherokee Itinerary

3 days in Fancy Gap & Cherokee Itinerary

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3 days in Fancy Gap & Cherokee Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Drive:  6​h
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Fancy Gap
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cherokee
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Pittsburgh

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Fancy Gap

Fancy Gap ©
Fancy Gap is a census-designated place (CDP) in Carroll County, Virginia, United States. To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fancy Gap road trip tool .

Pittsburgh to Fancy Gap is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Cherokee.

Things to do in Fancy Gap

Museums

Side Trip

The Blue Ridge Music Center
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The Blue Ridge Music Center ©
The Blue Ridge Music Center

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Cherokee

Cherokee ©
The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
On the 24th (Mon), examine the collection at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum and then cruise along Blue Ridge Parkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cherokee planning site .

Traveling by car from Fancy Gap to Cherokee takes 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cherokee can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherokee

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome