4 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

4 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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A Wondrous Diversity of Life

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cades Cove Visitor Center, Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, Alum Cave Trail, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, identify plant and animal life at Cades Cove, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, then take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome, then admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades, and finally stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, take in the dramatic scenery at Baskins Creek Falls, and then trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park visit planner.

Birmingham to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In September, daily temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature