11 days in Nashville, Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg Itinerary

11 days in Nashville, Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
Drive
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Gatlinburg
— 7 nights

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Nashville — 2 nights

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Your day by day itinerary now includes John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge as well as Centennial Park. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): snap pictures at John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, get some jogging in at Centennial Park, and then see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planning app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Nashville. In August, daytime highs in Nashville are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.
Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Pigeon Forge — 1 night

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.
On the 31st (Tue), examine the collection at Floyd Garrett's Muscle Car Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Forge Distillery.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge trip builder tool.

You can drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Gatlinburg.
Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
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Gatlinburg — 7 nights

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Let the collections at Hollywood Star Cars Museum and Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Laurel Falls and Roaring Fork. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gatlinburg Trail, sample the fine beverages at Tennessee Shine Company - Gatlinburg, and browse the different shops at The Village Shops.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg online route planner.

Gatlinburg is just a short distance from Pigeon Forge. In September, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 62°F.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping
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