6 days in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg & Asheville Itinerary

6 days in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg & Asheville Itinerary

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Pigeon Forge
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Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
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Asheville
— 2 nights
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Pigeon Forge

— 1 night

Center of Fun in the Smokies

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Forge Distillery and then examine the collection at Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable tour with Tours, then make a trip to All Sauced Up # 2, then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and finally stop by Hill-Billy Village.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge vacation planning website.

New York City to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums

Gatlinburg

— 2 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.
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Ober Gatlinburg's Ski Mountain Coaster, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Morton's Antiques, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, then stop by Smoky Mountain Caricatures, and finally get your game on at Wild Dimensions. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster, look for all kinds of wild species at Ober Gatlinburg's Wildlife Encounter, enjoy breathtaking views from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gatlinburg road trip website.

Gatlinburg is very close to Pigeon Forge. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Asheville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks · Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Asheville

— 2 nights

Land of the Sky

Asheville nestles between two major mountain ranges in the scenic western section of North Carolina.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, sample the tasty concoctions at French Broad River Brewery, then view the masterpieces at Philip DeAngelo Studio, then shop like a local with Ariel Gallery, and finally look for gifts at Mast General Store. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Center for Craft, revel in the low prices at Asheville Outlets, and then find something for the whole family at Asheville's Fun Depot.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Asheville day trip app.

Getting from Gatlinburg to Asheville by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Gatlinburg in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Asheville: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Asheville

Shopping · Museums · Theme Parks · Tours