8 days in Chattanooga & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

8 days in Chattanooga & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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Chattanooga
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Pigeon Forge
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Chattanooga

Chattanooga

Dynamo of Dixie

Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
You've added International Towing and Recovery Museum, Challenger STEM Learning Center, Chattanooga Riverwalk, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at International Towing and Recovery Museum, explore the engaging exhibits at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum, then traverse land and water with Chattanooga Ducks, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Challenger STEM Learning Center, then admire the natural beauty at Rock City Gardens, then have fun and explore at Creative Discovery Museum, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Chattanooga Riverwalk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chattanooga vacation planning app.

Columbus to Chattanooga is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly; or drive. When traveling from Columbus in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Chattanooga, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 68°F. You'll set off for Pigeon Forge on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Chattanooga

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Creative Discovery Museum
Creative Discovery Museum
Chattanooga Ducks ©
Chattanooga Ducks
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum ©
Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Shoot'em Up Cinema, Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, Xtreme Racing Center Pigeon Forge, and other attractions you added. Attractions like Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and The Coaster at Goats on the Roof make great kid-friendly stops. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dollywood's Splash Country Water Adventure Park and Hillbilly Golf. Go for a jaunt from Pigeon Forge to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to see Clingmans Dome about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at 7D Dark Ride Adventure, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Forge Distillery, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge holiday maker app.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Pigeon Forge in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Side Trips

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Smoky Mountain Deer Farm & Exotic Petting Zoo ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Alum Cave Trail ©
Alum Cave Trail

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