9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Sevierville
— 1 night
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Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
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Gatlinburg
— 1 night
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Asheville
— 1 night
5
Franklin
— 2 nights
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Murphy
— 2 nights

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Sevierville

Lying at the foothills of the Great Smokies, Sevierville is a friendly tourist town with plenty of Southern charm.
On the 2nd (Fri), contemplate the long history of Revolutionary War Graveyard.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sevierville trip site.

Houston to Sevierville is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Houston to Sevierville. In July, Sevierville is a bit cooler than Houston - with highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Sevierville

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Hartford, Revolutionary War Graveyard
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River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline
Smoky Mountain Knife Works ©
Smoky Mountain Knife Works

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, then experience the excitement of Rocky Top Mountain Coaster, then see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Alewine Pottery.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge online day trip planner.

Pigeon Forge is just a short distance from Sevierville. In July, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
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Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Rocky Top Mountain Coaster ©
Rocky Top Mountain Coaster

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, then view the masterpieces at Fowler's Clay Works, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary site.

Gatlinburg is just a short distance from Pigeon Forge. In July, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Asheville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Fowler's Clay Works ©
Fowler's Clay Works
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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Asheville

Asheville ©
Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Grovewood Village, take in the exciting artwork at Philip DeAngelo Studio, then take in the exciting artwork at New Morning Gallery, and finally shop like a local with Lexington Glassworks.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Asheville tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Asheville in 2 hours. July in Asheville sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Franklin.

Things to do in Asheville

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
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New Morning Gallery ©
New Morning Gallery
Grovewood Village ©
Grovewood Village
Philip DeAngelo Studio ©
Philip DeAngelo Studio

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Franklin

Franklin ©
Franklin is a town in Franklin Township, Macon County, North Carolina, United States, within the Nantahala National Forest. On the 7th (Wed), look for gifts at Cowee Gift Shop & Mason Mountain Mine, then examine the collection at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and then view the masterpieces at It's By Nature. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at The Cottage Craftsman, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then take an in-depth tour of The Storytelling Center of the Southern Appalachians at Bryson City.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Franklin trip builder.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Franklin takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Franklin are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Murphy.

Things to do in Franklin

Museums · Shopping · Tours

Side Trips

Bryson City, Museum of the Cherokee Indian, It's By Nature
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Cowee Gift Shop & Mason Mountain Mine ©
Cowee Gift Shop & Mason Mountain Mine
River Rafting & Tubing
Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian

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Murphy

Murphy is a town in and the county seat of Cherokee County, North Carolina, United States. On the 9th (Fri), look for gifts at Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines, then see the interesting displays at Expedition:BIGFOOT!, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at Old Jail Museum and then head outdoors with Carolina Outfitters.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Murphy tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Franklin to Murphy takes an hour. July in Murphy sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Murphy

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines, Expedition:BIGFOOT!, River Rafting & Tubing, Old Jail Museum, Carolina Outfitters
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Expedition:BIGFOOT! ©
Expedition:BIGFOOT!
Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines ©
Dukes Creek Gold & Ruby Mines

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