18 days in Asheville & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

18 days in Asheville & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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Asheville
— 7 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 10 nights
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Asheville

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Change things up with these side-trips from Asheville: Fox Mountain Guides and Climbing School (in Pisgah Forest) and Greenville (Liberty Bridge, Falls Park on the Reedy, &more). There's lots more to do: learn the secrets of beer at BREW-ed, get a dose of the wild on Tumblestone Tours and Transportation, find your balance on the water with Wai Mauna Asheville SUP Tours, and cruise along Blue Ridge Pkwy.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Asheville road trip planning website.

Philadelphia to Asheville is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Asheville sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 59°F at night. On the 8th (Tue), you'll travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Asheville

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Pigeon Forge: River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Rockefeller Memorial, Newfound Gap Road, &more). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 10th (Thu) at Dollywood. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge trip planner.

Traveling by car from Asheville to Pigeon Forge takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips