. Newfound Gap Road Newfound Gap Road is the only mountain route that completely traverses the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The 33-mile drive from Gatlinburg to Cherokee, North Carolina takes visitors through the heart of the mountains and is one of the area’s top rated “auto-touring” routes.
Nepal - Everest Base Camp, Although the trek sees throngs of hikers you can’t help but be wowed at some of the highest mountains on the planet. Drop dead gorgeous mountain scenery and the sherpa culture conspire to make this a winning two week trek. It’s been cleaned up considerably in the last few years too. You’ll also get the chance to visit a Buddhist Monastery in the middle of the Himalayas.