3 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

3 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

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3 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

Start: Asheville
bus:  2​h 15​min
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Gatlinburg

2
nights
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.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Cades Cove, take a memorable drive along Newfound Gap Road, hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and admire the sheer force of Laurel Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park visit planner.

Asheville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 2.5-hour bus ride. In May, daily temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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