8 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

8 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You've added Gatlinburg Space Needle, The Village Shops, Anakeesta, and other attractions to your itinerary.

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Carterville to Gatlinburg is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Carterville to Gatlinburg due to the time zone difference. October in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Wed) before leaving for Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

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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.
You've now added Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Dollywood and The Island in Pigeon Forge. There's more to do: examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge trip planning tool.

Pigeon Forge is just a stone's throw from Gatlinburg. In October in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 51°F at night. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks · Nightlife · Museums