4 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

4 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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4 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

Start: Dayton
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Pigeon Forge
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  5​h
End: Dayton

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. Change things up with a short trip to Raft Outdoor Adventures in Hartford (about 42 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg trip itinerary builder app .

Dayton to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hartford
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River Rafting & Tubing
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Raft Outdoor Adventures ©
Raft Outdoor Adventures

1
day
Pigeon Forge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then make a splash at Dollywood.

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

Pigeon Forge is just a short distance from Gatlinburg. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Zipline
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction

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