5 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

5 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

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5 days in Gatlinburg & Pigeon Forge Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly + taxi:  6​h
1
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Indianapolis

1
night
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
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 21st (Mon): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Gatlinburg online trip itinerary maker .

Indianapolis to Gatlinburg is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Indianapolis in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Gatlinburg: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Zipline
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

3
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Anakeesta, Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Dollywood, and other attractions. Kids will appreciate attractions like Titanic Museum Attraction and Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge trip itinerary maker .

Pigeon Forge is very close to Gatlinburg. In October in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Parks Tours

Side Trip

Gatlinburg
Highlights from your plan
Anakeesta ©
Anakeesta
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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