1 day in Smoky Mountains & Cherokee, Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

1 day in Smoky Mountains & Cherokee, Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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Maggie Valley
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Gatlinburg
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Pigeon Forge
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Maggie Valley

Maggie Valley is a town in Haywood County, North Carolina, United States. For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Maggie Valley trip itinerary planner.

New York City to Maggie Valley is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in October since evenings lows in Maggie Valley dip to 44°F. You'll set off for Gatlinburg on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Maggie Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

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.
For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Maggie Valley to Gatlinburg takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Gatlinburg when traveling from Maggie Valley in October, with lows around 51°F. You'll set off for Pigeon Forge on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Tours

Pigeon Forge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): cool off at Dollywood.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip planner.

Pigeon Forge is just a short distance from Gatlinburg. In October, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

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