3 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Asheville Itinerary

3 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Asheville Itinerary

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3 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Asheville Itinerary

Start: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Asheville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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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.
On the 10th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Cataloochee Valley, pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, and then identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. November in Great Smoky Mountains National Park sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Wildlife

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Cataloochee Valley ©
Cataloochee Valley
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
You've now added Biltmore to your itinerary. On the 11th (Mon), do a tasting at Biltmore, then take in the exciting artwork at Lexington Glassworks, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum. On the next day, cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Asheville day trip site .

Explore your travel options from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Asheville with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in November, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors

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Blue Ridge Pkwy
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy
The North Carolina Arboretum ©
The North Carolina Arboretum