8 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

8 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
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Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights

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Gatlinburg

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Laurel Falls and Hollywood Star Cars Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Roaring Fork and Grovewood Village. Explore Gatlinburg's surroundings by going to Asheville (Colin's Creatures & Biltmore). There's much more to do: stroll through Gatlinburg Trail, do a tasting at Sugarland Cellars, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and trek along Charlies Bunion.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg online tour itinerary builder.

New York City to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Gatlinburg: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Laurel Falls
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Roaring Fork
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Grovewood Village
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Townsend Wye and Zipline. Attractions like Alcatraz East Crime Museum and Rockin' Raceway Arcade make great kid-friendly stops. When in Pigeon Forge, make a side trip to see Bush's Beans Visitor Center in Chestnut Hill, approximately Chestnut Hill away. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Arcade City, cool off at Outdoor Gravity Park, learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery, and experience the excitement of Rocky Top Mountain Coaster.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge trip planner.

Pigeon Forge is just a short distance from Gatlinburg. In May in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Arcade City
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