10 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Kill Devil Hills Itinerary

10 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Kill Devil Hills Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Carolina trip planner

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 4 nights
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Kill Devil Hills
— 5 nights
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 4 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.
Take a break from Great Smoky Mountains National Park with a short trip to Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls, stroll through Tom Branch Falls, and trek along Chimney Tops Trail.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park online road trip planner.

Pittsburgh to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Pittsburgh in June, you will find days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kill Devil Hills.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Kill Devil Hills

— 5 nights
Kill Devil Hills is a town in Dare County, North Carolina. Change things up with these side-trips from Kill Devil Hills: Frisco Beach (in Frisco), Cape Hatteras Lighthouse (in Buxton) and Corolla (Back Country Safari Tours, Currituck Beach Lighthouse and Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Wright Brothers National Memorial, explore the striking landscape at Jockey's Ridge State Park, relax and rejuvenate at A Sanctuary Massage, and cast your line with Salt Minded Fishing Charters.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kill Devil Hills online holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Kill Devil Hills. In June, daily temperatures in Kill Devil Hills can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Kill Devil Hills

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips