14 days in Destin, Gatlinburg & Highlands Itinerary

14 days in Destin, Gatlinburg & Highlands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Miramar Beach
— 3 nights
2
Gatlinburg
— 6 nights
3
Highlands
— 4 nights

3
nights
Miramar Beach

Miramar Beach ©
Miramar Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Walton County, Florida, United States. Miramar Beach is known for golf, spas, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with YOLO Board Adventures Sandestin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Henderson Beach State Park, take in the waterfront at The Village of Baytowne Wharf, and get your game on at The Track.

Discover how to plan a Miramar Beach trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Houston to Miramar Beach is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. In June in Miramar Beach, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Miramar Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Destin
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Henderson Beach State Park ©
Henderson Beach State Park
The Village of Baytowne Wharf ©
The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Destin Harbor Boardwalk ©
Destin Harbor Boardwalk

6
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Get out of town with these interesting Gatlinburg side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Hen Wallow Water Falls & Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail). Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, hike along Chimney Tops Trail, find something for the whole family at Rowdy Bear Mountain, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Gatlinburg online route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Miramar Beach to Gatlinburg. Traveling from Miramar Beach to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Gatlinburg when traveling from Miramar Beach in July, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Highlands.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline

4
nights
Highlands

Highlands ©
Highlands is an incorporated town in Macon County in the U.S. Explore Highlands' surroundings by going to Carolina Outfitters (in Topton), Porters Coffee House (in Dillard) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Bryson City). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Dry Falls, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Jackson Hole Trading Post & Gem Mine, trek along Bartram Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Sunset Rock and Ravenel Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Highlands driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Highlands in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Gatlinburg in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Highlands, with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Highlands

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Minnehaha Falls, Carolina Outfitters, Porters Coffee House, River Rafting & Tubing, Bartram Trail
Highlights from your plan
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls
River Rafting & Tubing
Minnehaha Falls ©
Minnehaha Falls

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