5 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

5 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
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Pigeon Forge
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Gatlinburg

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kanamfun. There's lots more to do: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg tour builder tool.

Louisville to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. In September in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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Kanamfun ©
Kanamfun
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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Pigeon Forge

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.
On the 30th (Wed), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine and then learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, and then take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge trip planning app.

Pigeon Forge is just a stone's throw from Gatlinburg. September in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks · Museums · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

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The Island in Pigeon Forge ©
The Island in Pigeon Forge
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
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Dollywood

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