We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Asheville to Gatlinburg Scenic Route

UK
Level Contributor
136 posts
43 reviews
Save Topic
Asheville to Gatlinburg Scenic Route

Hi,

Later on this month we are planning to drive from Asheville to Gatlinburg. Will be in no great hurry, so would prefer to take the most scenic route even if it is not the shortest/quickest.

Recommendations for things to see or do on the way would also be appreciated. Thanks.

Athens, Alabama
Level Contributor
3,869 posts
397 reviews
Save Reply
1. Re: Asheville to Gatlinburg Scenic Route

I would suggest the Blue Ridge Parkway from Asheville all the way to 441 just outside of Cherokee. Then take 441 down to Gatlinburg. See link below.

http://www.blueridgeparkway.org/

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
8,132 posts
36 reviews
Save Reply
2. Re: Asheville to Gatlinburg Scenic Route

We just did the route suggested by CoasterMeister last week, but included an additional loop road.

While you may be tempted to do the Balsam Mountain Loop of the Great Smoky Mountains NP (NC side), I would not suggest taking this very poor "primitive" road.

3. Re: Asheville to Gatlinburg Scenic Route

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 04 October 2012, 20:19