5 days in Gatlinburg, Tallulah Falls & Lookout Mountain Itinerary

5 days in Gatlinburg, Tallulah Falls & Lookout Mountain Itinerary

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5 days in Gatlinburg, Tallulah Falls & Lookout Mountain Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Tallulah Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Lookout Mountain
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Orlando

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.
Step out of Gatlinburg to go to Hartford and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg travel route website .

Orlando to Gatlinburg is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 69°F in Gatlinburg. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Tallulah Falls.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Theme Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Roaring Fork, Dollywood, River Rafting & Tubing
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
River Rafting & Tubing
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

1
night
Tallulah Falls

Tallulah Falls
Tallulah Falls is a town in Habersham and Rabun counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Tallulah Gorge State Park, and finally stop by Tallulah Point Overlook.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Tallulah Falls trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Tallulah Falls takes 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tallulah Falls are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Lookout Mountain.

Things to do in Tallulah Falls

Parks Nature Shopping
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Tallulah Gorge State Park
Tallulah Gorge State Park
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

1
night
Lookout Mountain

Lookout Mountain ©
Lookout Mountain is a town in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Rock City Gardens, then get great views at Rock City, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lookout Mountain day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Tallulah Falls to Lookout Mountain takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lookout Mountain

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
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Rock City Gardens ©
Rock City Gardens

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