12 days in Atlanta, Gatlinburg & Williamsburg Itinerary

12 days in Atlanta, Gatlinburg & Williamsburg Itinerary

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12 days in Atlanta, Gatlinburg & Williamsburg Itinerary

Start: Winston Salem
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Atlanta
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Gatlinburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Williamsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
End: Winston Salem

4
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Improv Comedy Club & Dinner Theatre, Joystick Gamebar, College Football Hall of Fame, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Georgia Aquarium, admire all the interesting features of Centennial Olympic Park, and see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip planner .

Winston Salem to Atlanta is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 72°F. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Atlanta

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park

6
nights
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 Blake Jones Racing Center, SpeedZone Fun Park, Ripley's Believe It or Not! Gatlinburg, and other attractions to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Gatlinburg to Hartford to see River Rafting & Tubing about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a splash at Dollywood, walk around Freenotes Harmony Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, and get in on the family fun at 7D Dark Ride Adventure.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Atlanta to Gatlinburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Williamsburg.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, River Rafting & Tubing, Grotto Falls Parking
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©

1
night
Williamsburg

Williamsburg ©
Founded in 1632 as a fortified settlement on the high ground between two rivers, Williamsburg served as a colonial capital of Virginia for over 80 years.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): cool off at Water Country USA.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Williamsburg trip planner .

Getting from Gatlinburg to Williamsburg by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. August in Williamsburg sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Williamsburg

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Water Country USA ©
Water Country USA

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