Blue Ridge Parkway

15 days enjoying the stunning Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountains and Nashville 

Fly to Washington DC and spend three nights enjoying the sights and museums of the US Capital. Then you’ll cruise down the Skyline Drive through Shenandoah National Park and along the Blue Park Ridgeway before exploring the Great Smoky Mountains and finally relax in Nashville.

All our road trips can be shortened or extra nights added or modified with upgraded hotels, car etc. We love building tailor made trips!

Includes flights from UK, car hire and accommodation
Fly into Washington and out of Nashville
You’ll drive approximately 900 miles in total
 Includes Washington DC, Shenandoah National Park and the Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Parkway, Asheville, Great Smoky Mountains and Nashville.
Extra days can easily be added or we can shorten the trip if preferred
Your full road trip pack and itinerary will be sent to you
Your entire package is ATOL protected
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Your Itinerary

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Days 1 - 3:
Arrive in Washington

Fly into the US Capital, Washington DC for your first three nights. There’s plenty to see such as The White House, Lincoln Memorial and several Smithsonian Museums. You may also want to visit Arlington National Cemetery just across the Potomac River from Washington DC.

Fly into Washington, DC
Washington, DC
 3 Nights
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Day 4:
Shenandoah NP

You’ll leave Washington DC today and head to the Mountains! As you cruise through the Shenandoah National Park take your time and savour the wonderful Skyline Drive.

Approx 100 miles
Shenandoah NP, VA
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Day 5:
Skyline Drive

You’ll complete your journey along the Skyline Drive before embarking on the legendary Blue Ridge Parkway today.  This road weaves its way through the mountains and every turn reveals a stunning view.

 Approx 180 miles
Roanoke, VA
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Day 6:
Blue Ridge Parkway

Continue your cruise south along the amazing Blue Ridge Parkway through the Plateau and Highlands Regions and crossing the border from Virginia to North Carolina.

 Approx 175 miles
Blowing Rock, NC
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Days 7 - 8:
Asheville & Biltmore Estate

Your next two nights will be in the lively mountain town of Asheville. Here you can visit the huge Biltmore Estate, built for George Washington Vanderbilt II in the late 1800’s. It’s the largest privately owned home in the US and still owned by Vanderbilt’s descendant. You’ll be pleased to have two nights available as there’s plenty to see in Asheville!

Approx 90 miles
Asheville, NC
 2 Nights
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Days 9 - 10:
Great Smoky Mountains

You’ll make the short but beautiful journey along the Blue Ridge Parkway to Cherokee, just outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for the next two nights. The Great Smoky Mountains is the most visited National Park in the USA and has a natural fog hanging over the range giving it the Smoky name! 

Approx 90 miles
 Cherokee, NC
 2 Nights
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Days 11 - 13:
Nashville: Music City

Head through thre Great Smoky Mountains for your final three nights in Nashville, the home of country music. Head downtown to watch live music day or night and you must watch a show at the Grand Ole Opry! (pictured). The Jack Daniels Distillery is a great day trip from here and is just 75 miles away.

 Approx 260 miles
Nashville, TN
3 Nights
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Day 14:
Nashville & Fly Home

Major attractions in Music City include the Country Music Hall of Fame, historic RCA Studio B and the Johnny Cash Museum. Enjoy this wonderful city before your afternoon flight home.

Fly out of Nashville, TN
Day 15:
Arrive back in UK

You’ll arrive back in the UK today. Thank you for booking your road trip with RouteTrip USA.

Arrive back in UK
 Why not add extra days or some side trips to your holiday!
Fancy an upgrade?

Our standard prices include a small family car, but you can hire a convertible or SUV. Take a look at your car choice here.

We are completely independent and have a wide choice of hotels. We can upgrade some or all of your hotels. Just ask us!

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