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Coming the 3rd week of October should we split out stay?

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Coming the 3rd week of October should we split out stay?

We are flying in and out of Greenville/Spartunburg SC - flying in and out of here due to cost for rental car for a week is like $300.00 less a week than coming in and out of Nashville. Along with flights also being less expensive.

My question is we want to explore the Smokey Mnts, Blue Ridge Parkway and the waterfalls on NC - shall we split our stay between Gaitlinburg and somewhere off the Blue Ridge Parkway in the NC area? We are staying for a total of 7 nights.

We are not hikers but like to walk some easy trails and take in the nature around us. Also wanting a cabin with some views, a bit secluded and romantic with a pool table. Any suggestions on where to stay?

Thanks for your assitance looking forward to visiting your area of our beautiful country.


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1. Re: Coming the 3rd week of October should we split out stay?

With the areas you want to discover, why think about flying into Nashville. For the Gatlinburg area, the closest airport is Knoxville. Other options would Asheville or Charlotte.. You can fly into one airport and return from another.

If you are looking to explore this area, I do not think 7 nights in the Gatlinburg area is the way to see it. Depending on where you end up and the altitude, you will be here in leaf color time. This will bring many visitors to our area. Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge is a nightmare of traffic and so many people.

It would be nice if you could consider the Asheville area, other locations in the Smokies, and the Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis areas and others. I will list several websites for you to take a look at.








Linville Falls and Gorge wwww.cs.unca.edu/nfsnc

Grandfather Mountain

Linn Cove Viaduct

Mt Mitchell

Craggy Gardens

Chimney Rock


Blowing Rock vacation rentals

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