10 days in Pigeon Forge, Townsend & Ocoee Itinerary

10 days in Pigeon Forge, Townsend & Ocoee Itinerary

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Start: Pigeon Forge
1
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Townsend
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Ocoee
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Pigeon Forge

4
nights
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 The Track, Bluff Mountain Adventures, Big Creek Expeditions, and other attractions you added. Head to Pigeon Forge Gem Mine and Master's Editions Gallery of Lightfor some retail therapy. You'll explore and learn at Titanic Museum Attraction and Alcatraz East Crime Museum. There's much more to do: make a splash at Dollywood, take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge, get interesting insight from Tours, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Pigeon Forge. In July, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Townsend.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Tours Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Sevierville, Big Creek Expeditions
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Zipline
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Smoky Mountain Ziplines ©
Smoky Mountain Ziplines

2
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Townsend

Townsend ©
The quietest of the three main entrances to the World Heritage-listed national park encompassing part of the Great Smoky Mountains, Townsend is a low-key town.
Mtn Trax has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at ABR's Visitor & Education Center, then see Mtn Trax, and then identify plant and animal life at Cades Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): look for gifts at Wood-N-Strings Dulcimer Shop, Head underground at Tuckaleechee Caverns, then steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Townsend travel planner.

Drive from Pigeon Forge to Townsend in an hour. July in Townsend sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ocoee.

Things to do in Townsend

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Laurel Falls ©
Laurel Falls
Tuckaleechee Caverns ©
Tuckaleechee Caverns

3
nights
Ocoee

Ocoee ©
Cascade Outdoors has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then contemplate the waterfront views at Adventures Unlimited. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: push the limits with Cascade Outdoors and then admire the sheer force of Bald River Falls.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ocoee trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Townsend to Ocoee takes 2 hours. In July in Ocoee, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Ocoee

Nature Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Tellico Plains
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Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
Cascade Outdoors ©
Cascade Outdoors
Bald River Falls ©
Bald River Falls

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