Route & dates
See / edit route
Gatlinburg— 4 nights
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.Shop till you drop at Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual and Cooter's Place. Museum-lovers will get to explore Titanic Museum Attraction and Ripley's Believe It or Not! Gatlinburg. Venture out of the city with trips to Rafting in the Smokies (in Hartford) and Museum of the Cherokee Indian (in Cherokee). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, stop by Davy Crockett's Tennessee Whiskey, admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, and kick your exploration up a notch at Smoky Mountain Ziplines.
For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip planner.
In June, daytime highs in Gatlinburg are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Gatlinburg
Pigeon Forge, Cherokee, Rafting in the Smokies