10 days in Chattanooga & Gatlinburg Itinerary

10 days in Chattanooga & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tennessee Aquarium as well as Lookout Mountain. On the 17th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Lookout Mountain and then admire the natural beauty at Rock City Gardens.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chattanooga trip itinerary tool.

Hernando to Chattanooga is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Chattanooga can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Big Top Arcade. Kids will appreciate attractions like Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and Cades Cove Museum (in Maryville). There's lots more to do: make a splash at Dollywood, stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, take in panoramic vistas at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, and take a leisurely stroll along The Island in Pigeon Forge.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip maker tool.

Getting from Chattanooga to Gatlinburg by car takes about 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips