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Asheville to Gatlinburg drive

driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

Asheville to Gatlinburg road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Asheville to Gatlinburg. If you're planning a road trip to Gatlinburg, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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11:00 am  start in Asheville
drive for about 25 minutes

11:25 am  Canton (North Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:25 pm
drive for about 15 minutes

12:40 pm  Lake Junaluska (North Carolina)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:40 pm
drive for about 35 minutes

2:15 pm  Smokey Mountain Outdoors
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:15 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

3:32 pm  Smoky Bear Campground and RV Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:32 pm
drive for about 24 minutes

4:55 pm  arrive in Gatlinburg

driving ≈ 2 hours

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Where should I stop along the way?

Canton (North Carolina)

Lake Junaluska (North Carolina)  (2 answers)

Smokey Mountain Outdoors

Smoky Bear Campground and RV Park

What are some things to do in Gatlinburg?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Great Smoky Mountains  (2 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Gatlinburg to Asheville drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Asheville? Try searching for places within 2 hours of Asheville.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Asheville to Gatlinburg. Or get a full Asheville to Gatlinburg flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Asheville well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Asheville!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 81 miles
driving time of 1 hour, 41 minutes
83 Asheville travel answers
2 Lake Junaluska (North Carolina) travel answers
32 Gatlinburg travel answers


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