5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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5 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Chattanooga
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: New York City

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hours
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 25th (Mon): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then meet the residents at Tennessee Aquarium.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chattanooga trip builder .

New York City to Chattanooga is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in Chattanooga reach 63°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
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Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Attractions like Dollywood and The Island in Pigeon Forge make great kid-friendly stops. When in Pigeon Forge, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford, approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimneys Picnic Area, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Chattanooga to Pigeon Forge takes 3 hours. In March in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Parks Tours

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Chimneys Picnic Area, River Rafting & Tubing
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Dollywood ©
Dollywood
River Rafting & Tubing
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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