4 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

4 days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park & North Carolina Mountains Itinerary

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 1 night

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nights
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: cruise along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, admire all the interesting features of Rich Mountain Road, and take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls.

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

New York City to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Asheville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking
Newfound Gap Road ©
Newfound Gap Road

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night
Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
On the 24th (Mon), examine the collection at Biltmore, thenview the masterpieces at Colin's Creatures, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Asheville trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Asheville takes 3 hours. February in Asheville sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours Museums Wineries
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Biltmore ©
Biltmore
Food Tours

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