21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
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Bryson City
— 4 nights
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Helen
— 4 nights
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Atlanta
— 5 nights
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Blue Ridge
— 2 nights

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
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: look for all kinds of wild species at Cades Cove, take in the dramatic natural features at Chimney Tops Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park itinerary builder website.

Atlanta to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bryson City.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

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Bryson City

The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bryson City: Santeetlah Lake (in Robbinsville), Carolina Outfitters (in Topton) and Highlands (Bust Your Butt Falls, Dry Falls, &more). There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whiteside Mountain, try to win big at Casino at Harrah’s Cherokee, and stop by Unique Gift Outlet.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryson City trip itinerary app.

Explore your travel options from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Bryson City with the Route module. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in June; daily highs in Bryson City reach 81°F and lows reach 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Helen.

Things to do in Bryson City

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cherokee, Highlands, Santeetlah Lake, Whiteside Mountain, Carolina Outfitters
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dry Falls ©
Dry Falls
Whiteside Mountain
Whiteside Mountain

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Helen

A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Explore Helen's surroundings by going to Dahlonega (Consolidated Gold Mine & Accent Cellars), Old Jail Museum (in Hayesville) and Minnehaha Falls (in Lakemont). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get your game on at Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf, admire the sheer force of Anna Ruby Falls, and admire the majestic nature at Unicoi State Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Helen day trip planning site.

You can drive from Bryson City to Helen in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Helen can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Atlanta.

Things to do in Helen

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Dahlonega, Blairsville, Old Jail Museum, River Rafting & Tubing, Minnehaha Falls
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Brasstown Bald ©
Brasstown Bald

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
When in Atlanta, make a side trip to see Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain, approximately Stone Mountain away. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, find something for the whole family at Six Flags Over Georgia, and partake in some friendly competition at The Escape Game Atlanta.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Atlanta trip planner.

You can drive from Helen to Atlanta in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Helen in June since evenings lows in Atlanta dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Blue Ridge.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Trails

Side Trips

Stone Mountain Park, Six Flags Over Georgia
Highlights from your plan
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

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Blue Ridge

A small resort town located in Georgia's "Historic High Country," Blue Ridge sits right on the national scenic trail that follows the Appalachian mountain range for over 3,300 km (2,100 mi).
On the 20th (Sat), take a memorable tour with Tours, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then experience rural life at Mercier Orchards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Bald River Falls, look for gifts at Love Dogs and Cats Too, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Grumpy Old Men Brewing, and finally do a tasting at Engelheim Vineyard.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Blue Ridge itinerary maker site.

Getting from Atlanta to Blue Ridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Atlanta in June, expect little chillier with lows of 62°F in Blue Ridge. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Blue Ridge

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Engelheim Vineyard, Bald River Falls
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mercier Orchards ©
Mercier Orchards
Bald River Falls ©
Bald River Falls

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