8 days in Gatlinburg, Alpharetta & Asheville Itinerary

8 days in Gatlinburg, Alpharetta & Asheville Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
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Alpharetta
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 2 nights
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and Zipline. Go for a jaunt from Gatlinburg to Hartford to see River Rafting & Tubing about 42 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, stop by Thistle Dew!, examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, and trek along Grotto Falls Parking.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip maker website.

Pittsburgh to Gatlinburg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Pittsburgh in June, you will find days in Gatlinburg are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Alpharetta.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Alpharetta

— 1 night
Alpharetta is an affluent city located in north Fulton County, Georgia, United States and is a suburb of Atlanta. For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Alpharetta day trip planning website.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Alpharetta in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. June in Alpharetta sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Alpharetta

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Asheville

— 2 nights

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 18th (Fri): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The North Carolina Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Brookside Guides and then get a dose of the wild on Tumblestone Tours and Transportation.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Alpharetta to Asheville in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Alpharetta in June, expect Asheville to be little chillier, temps between 83°F and 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks