5 days in Wadsworth, Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Shenandoah National Park Itinerary

5 days in Wadsworth, Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Shenandoah National Park Itinerary

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Wadsworth
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Shenandoah National Park
— 2 nights
Fly

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Wadsworth

Wadsworth is a city in Medina County, Ohio, United States. To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wadsworth route planner.

Detroit to Wadsworth is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In July, daytime highs in Wadsworth are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. On the 13th (Mon), you're off to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Wadsworth

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping · Museums

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, then steep yourself in history at Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, and then trek along Rainbow Falls Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, and then explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wadsworth to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Wadsworth in July; daily highs in Great Smoky Mountains National Park reach 87°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Shenandoah National Park.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Shenandoah National Park

— 2 nights
Shenandoah National Park showcases a particularly scenic section of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): trek along Limberlost Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hawksbill Mountain, then take in the awesome beauty at Bearfence Mountain, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Dean Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and then hike along Mary's Rock Summit Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Shenandoah National Park holiday planner.

You can fly from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Shenandoah National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. July in Shenandoah National Park sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Shenandoah National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive