10 days in Lookout Mountain & Tennessee Itinerary

10 days in Lookout Mountain & Tennessee Itinerary

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10 days in Lookout Mountain & Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Fort Polk
Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Lookout Mountain
— Few hours
bus:  30​min
2
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sweetwater
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Gatlinburg
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
End: Fort Polk

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Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain
Lookout Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Lookout Mountain travel route app .

Fort Polk to Lookout Mountain is an approximately 10-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. June in Lookout Mountain sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. On the 30th (Sun), you're off toChattanooga.

Things to do in Lookout Mountain

Parks Outdoors Nature

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night
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
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.
You've now added Ruby Falls to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Ruby Falls.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga trip maker site .

Chattanooga is very close to Lookout Mountain. In June, daily temperatures in Chattanooga can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sweetwater.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Rock City
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Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Rock City ©
Rock City

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night
Sweetwater

Sweetwater ©
Sweetwater is a city in Monroe and McMinn counties in the U.S. The Lost Sea Adventure has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Mon), surround yourself with nature on The Lost Sea Adventure.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sweetwater trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Chattanooga to Sweetwater in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Sweetwater when traveling from Chattanooga in July, with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Sweetwater

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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The Lost Sea Adventure ©
The Lost Sea Adventure

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night
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes WonderWorks as well as Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get your game on at WonderWorks and then enjoy the dining and entertainment at Dolly Parton's Stampede Dinner Attraction. On your second day here, get all the information you need at Cades Cove Visitor Center and then take in the awesome beauty at Clingmans Dome.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge trip maker .

Traveling by car from Sweetwater to Pigeon Forge takes 1.5 hours. July in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Fun & Games Nature Parks

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You've added Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Ripley's Moving Theater, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: get a taste of local nightlife at Comedy Barn.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg tour itinerary builder website .

Gatlinburg is just a stone's throw from Pigeon Forge. In July, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. You will leave for home on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Nightlife

Side Trip

The Comedy Barn
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Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf ©
Ripley's Davy Crockett Mini Golf

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