4 days in Smoky Mountains & Cherokee Itinerary

4 days in Smoky Mountains & Cherokee Itinerary

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Cherokee
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cashiers
— 1 night
Drive to Asheville Regional Airport, Fly to Orlando

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Cherokee

— 2 nights

Trails of Legends and Adventures

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cherokee: River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City), Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum (in Maggie Valley) and Highlands Aerial Park (in Scaly Mountain). Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, take in the dramatic scenery at Mingo Falls, contemplate the long history of Oconaluftee Indian Village, and sample the fine beverages at Elevated Mountain Distilling Co..

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cherokee tour planning app.

Orlando to Cherokee is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. While traveling from Orlando, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Cherokee, ranging from highs of 70°F to lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cashiers.

Things to do in Cherokee

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Cashiers

— 1 night
Cashiers is a census-designated place and unincorporated village located in southern Jackson County, North Carolina. On the 19th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Bust Your Butt Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Dry Falls, then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Whiteside Mountain.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cashiers visit website.

You can drive from Cherokee to Cashiers in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cashiers

Nature · Parks

Side Trips