5 days in Tennessee, North Carolina & Kansas City Itinerary

5 days in Tennessee, North Carolina & Kansas City Itinerary

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Pigeon Forge
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Asheville
— 1 night
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Highlands
— 1 night
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Kansas City
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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, then admire the sheer force of Ramsey Cascades, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge trip maker app.

Philadelphia to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Wildlife Area
Roaring Fork
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Mount LeConte
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Asheville

Asheville ©

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Biltmore and then take in nature's colorful creations at The North Carolina Arboretum.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville tour builder app.

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Asheville takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Highlands.

Things to do in Asheville

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
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Biltmore
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Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Dry Falls, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteside Mountain.

Discover how to plan a Highlands trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Highlands takes 2 hours. November in Highlands sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Highlands

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Dry Falls
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Whiteside Mountain
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Waterfall
Bridal Veil Falls
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Kansas City

Kansas City ©

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Bingham Waggoner Mansion & Estate.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Highlands to Kansas City takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Highlands to Kansas City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Highlands in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kansas City, with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kansas City

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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