6 days in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg & Cherokee Itinerary

6 days in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg & Cherokee Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gatlinburg
— 1 day
Drive
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Cherokee
— 3 nights
Drive

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Pigeon Forge

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Dollywood.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge trip itinerary maker.

Savannah to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Savannah in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pigeon Forge, with lows around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks · Nightlife

Gatlinburg

— 1 day

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.
On the 13th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Anakeesta.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg holiday planner.

Gatlinburg is just a stone's throw from Pigeon Forge. July in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cherokee.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Cherokee

— 3 nights

Trails of Legends and Adventures

The center of Cherokee culture in the eastern part of the country, the town named after this Native American tribe serves as a base camp for hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Clingmans Dome and Laurel Falls. There's much more to do: hike along Kephart Prong Trail, sample the fine beverages at Elevated Mountain Distilling Co., go for a walk through GSMNP - Deep Creek Trail, and see the interesting displays at Oconaluftee Indian Village.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cherokee road trip planning app.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Cherokee in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Gatlinburg in July, Cherokee is slightly colder at night with lows of 62°F. You will leave for home on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Cherokee

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips