10 days in Pigeon Forge, Memphis & Cumberland Itinerary

10 days in Pigeon Forge, Memphis & Cumberland Itinerary

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Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport, Drive to Cumberland
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Cumberland
— 3 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): cool off at Dollywood. On your second day here, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then take a leisurely stroll along The Island in Pigeon Forge, and finally see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction.

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New York City to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Side Trip

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Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Step out of Memphis to go to Tunica and see Horseshoe Tunica, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Graceland, make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, get a new perspective on nature at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, and look for gifts at Lansky.

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Drive from Pigeon Forge to Memphis in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pigeon Forge to Memphis due to the time zone difference. August in Memphis sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cumberland.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Cumberland

Cumberland is a home rule-class city in Harlan County, Kentucky, in the United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Southwest Virginia Museum (in Big Stone Gap), Flag Rock Recreational Area (in Norton) and Natural Tunnel State Park (in Duffield). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Kingdom Come State Park, get outside with Clinch River Adventures, get engrossed in the history at Ralph Stanley Museum, and gain insight at Appalshop.

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Explore your travel options from Memphis to Cumberland with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Memphis in August, with highs in Cumberland at 83°F and lows at 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cumberland

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Side Trips