9 days in Gatlinburg & Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

9 days in Gatlinburg & Great Smoky Mountains National Park Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
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Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights

5
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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
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 The Island in Pigeon Forge and Rocky Top Mountain Coaster. And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Dollywood, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, and walk around Chimneys Picnic Area.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg travel itinerary planner.

Asheville to Gatlinburg is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 60°F in March, and nighttime lows around 39°F. On the 26th (Thu), you're off to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Chimneys Picnic Area
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The Island in Pigeon Forge ©
The Island in Pigeon Forge
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge ©
The Escape Game Pigeon Forge

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Cataract Falls has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Cataract Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, pause for some photo ops at Rockefeller Memorial, and then walk around Chimneys Picnic Area.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Great Smoky Mountains National Park tour planner.

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is just a short distance from Gatlinburg. In March, daily temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. You will leave for home on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature
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Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Cataract Falls ©
Cataract Falls

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