5 days in Gatlinburg, Lookout Mountain & Chattanooga Itinerary

5 days in Gatlinburg, Lookout Mountain & Chattanooga Itinerary

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5 days in Gatlinburg, Lookout Mountain & Chattanooga Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + taxi:  3​h 15​min
1
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Lookout Mountain
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
3
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Atlanta

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 19th (Fri), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then make a splash at Dollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and finally see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg visit planner.

Atlanta to Gatlinburg is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Atlanta in April, Gatlinburg is little chillier at night with lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lookout Mountain.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Pigeon Forge
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Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction

few
hours
Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain is a city in Walker County, Georgia, United States. On the 21st (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Sunset Rock and then witness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lookout Mountain route planning app .

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Lookout Mountain in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Lookout Mountain can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Lookout Mountain

Historic Sites
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Sunset Rock ©
Sunset Rock

2
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Ruby Falls, then examine the collection at Creative Discovery Museum, and then snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Tennessee Aquarium, then see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then partake in some friendly competition at Escape Experience - Chattanooga.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Chattanooga trip itinerary maker .

Chattanooga is very close to Lookout Mountain. In April, daytime highs in Chattanooga are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Childrens Museums
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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Creative Discovery Museum ©
Creative Discovery Museum
Escape Experience - Chattanooga ©
Escape Experience - Chattanooga

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