7 days in Smoky Mountains & Cherokee Itinerary

7 days in Smoky Mountains & Cherokee Itinerary

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Fly
1
Highlands
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Andrews
— 1 night
Drive
3
Maggie Valley
— 3 nights
Fly

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Highlands

Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Sapphire (Horsepasture River and Nature Trails, Whitewater Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Dry Falls, hit the slopes at Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center, take in the exciting artwork at The Bascom, and whizz through the canopy at Highlands Aerial Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Highlands online trip itinerary maker.

New York City to Highlands is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Highlands, with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Andrews.

Things to do in Highlands

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

1
night
Andrews

Andrews is a town in Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States. On the 12th (Wed), kick your exploration up a notch at RidgeRunner Ziplines, then get outside with Carolina Outfitters, and then take a memorable tour with Appalachian Rivers Raft Company.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Andrews trip planner.

Getting from Highlands to Andrews by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in August, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Maggie Valley.

Things to do in Andrews

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

3
nights
Maggie Valley

Maggie Valley is a town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maggie Valley: Cherokee (Mingo Falls & Unique Gift Outlet) and Bryson City (Smoky Mountain Trains Museum & River Rafting & Tubing). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, walk around Oconaluftee Islands Park, browse for treasures at Sutton and Son's Antiques, and contemplate the long history of Oconaluftee Indian Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Maggie Valley day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Andrews to Maggie Valley takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Maggie Valley are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maggie Valley

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips