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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Hartford (Raft Outdoor Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, get interesting insight from Tours, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip itinerary planner.

Dayton to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In July, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car 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
Raft Outdoor Adventures ©
Raft Outdoor Adventures
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then cool off at Dollywood.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge tour itinerary builder app .

Pigeon Forge is just a short distance from Gatlinburg. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Zipline
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Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Zipline
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction

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