Free Great Smoky Mountains Trip Planner

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Download our free stunning Great Smoky Trip Planner filled with an inspiring itinerary, gorgeous photographs, a park map and everything you need to plan your dream vacation in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Sign up for this digital insider’s guide today to get tips on how to get there, what to do and where to stay.

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Tennessee Stops on the Way

Explore Tennessee music, food and attractions plus every kind of lodging from Dollywood resorts to cozy cabins on your way to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
  • Blount County, Tennessee - Visit the east Tennessee gateway towns to Great Smoky Mountains National Park including the outdoor-recreation hotspots of Alcoa, Maryville, Townsend, and Walland. Go tubing, hiking, and scenic cruising near the national park.
  • Natural Retreats - Over 60 Smoky Mountain cabin rentals offer guests the feeling of seclusion with modern amenities and proximity to restaurants and cultural experiences nearby.

North Carolina Stops on the Way

Scenic drives, an historic train, Native American culture and rafting, kayaking and tubing await.

  • Visit NC Smokies - Get a truly authentic Appalachian experience. Enjoy Haywood County's 46 scenic miles along the Blue Ridge Parkway, the national park’s Cataloochee area with its herd of elk, plus welcoming guest ranches and B&Bs.

Tour Guides and Tour Apps

Don't miss a thing by following an expert - a literal "Great Smoky Travel Guide."
  • Wildland Trekking Guided Hiking Vacations - Go on an unforgettable hiking vacation. There's a tour that fits nearly anyone who loves to hike in world-renowned, breathtaking landscapes.
  • Pink Adventure Tours - Experience Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains through breathtaking guided tour adventures. Choose from custom, one-of-a-kind Jeeps or Tour Trekkers.
  • GyPsy Guide Great Smoky Mountains Driving Tour App - Listen to an expert tour guide automatically play interesting and entertaining commentary as you go.

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