8 days in Asheville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

8 days in Asheville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

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Asheville
— 3 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
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Asheville

— 3 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore Asheville's surroundings by going to Saint Paul Mountain Vineyards (in Hendersonville) and Falls Park on the Reedy (in Greenville). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at BREW-ed, view the masterpieces at Colin's Creatures, cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip builder app.

Atlanta to Asheville is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of subway and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Atlanta in March, with highs in Asheville at 58°F and lows at 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Gatlinburg

— 4 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Look Rock Tower & Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking) and Sevier Distilling Company (in Sevierville). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Gatlinburg takes 2 hours. In March in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips