11 days in Mammoth Cave National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Asheville Itinerary

11 days in Mammoth Cave National Park, Great Smoky Mountains National Park & Asheville Itinerary

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Mammoth Cave National Park

— 2 nights
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cedar Sink Trail, Diamond Caverns, Onyx Cave, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hike along Cedar Sink Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mammoth Cave National Park trip itinerary planner.

Holland to Mammoth Cave National Park is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Holland to Mammoth Cave National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Holland in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mammoth Cave National Park, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

— 3 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.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for wildlife, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, stroll through Alum Cave Trail, and hike along Grotto Falls Parking.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mammoth Cave National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. In July, daily temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Asheville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Asheville

— 4 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Asheville: Elijah Mountain Gem Mine (in Hendersonville), Zipline (in Hartford) and Chimney Rock at Chimney Rock State Park (in Chimney Rock). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Biltmore, get outside with Brookside Guides, meet the residents at Western North Carolina Nature Center, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Asheville online trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Asheville with the Route module. In July in Asheville, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips