4 days in Gatlinburg & Pensacola Beach Itinerary

4 days in Gatlinburg & Pensacola Beach Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
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Pensacola Beach
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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery, and then savor the flavors at Old Forge Distillery. On the next day, hike along Grotto Falls Parking, take a memorable drive along Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook, examine the collection at Hollywood Star Cars Museum, then learn about winemaking at Gatlinburg Wine Cellar, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Doc Collier Distillery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg trip builder tool.

Jacksonville to Gatlinburg is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Jacksonville in September since evenings lows in Gatlinburg dip to 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Pensacola Beach.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

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Mill Bridge Winery ©
Mill Bridge Winery
Grotto Falls Parking ©
Grotto Falls Parking
Old Forge Distillery ©
Old Forge Distillery

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Pensacola Beach

Pensacola Beach ©
Pensacola Beach is an unincorporated community located on Santa Rosa Island, a barrier island, in Escambia County, Florida, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier, discover the deep blue sea with Jolly Sailing and Dolphin Cruises, and then kick back and relax at Pensacola Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Gulf Islands National Seashore and then steep yourself in history at Fort Pickens Area.

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You can fly from Gatlinburg to Pensacola Beach in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gatlinburg to Pensacola Beach due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Pensacola Beach when traveling from Gatlinburg in September, with lows around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Pensacola Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Jolly Sailing and Dolphin Cruises ©
Jolly Sailing and Dolphin Cruises
Gulf Islands National Seashore ©
Gulf Islands National Seashore
Fort Pickens Area ©
Fort Pickens Area

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