6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Sevierville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Pigeon Forge is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a splash at Dollywood, take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, find something for the whole family at Rockin' Raceway Arcade, and experience the excitement of Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge trip planner .

New York City to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Titanic Museum Attraction ©
Titanic Museum Attraction
Smoky Mountain Ziplines ©
Smoky Mountain Ziplines

1
night
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Hollywood Star Cars Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then enjoy breathtaking views from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Gatlinburg road trip planning app .

Gatlinburg is just a short distance from Pigeon Forge. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sevierville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Gatlinburg SkyLift Park ©
Gatlinburg SkyLift Park
Hollywood Star Cars Museum ©
Hollywood Star Cars Museum

1
night
Sevierville

Sevierville
Lying at the foothills of the Great Smokies, Sevierville is a friendly tourist town with plenty of Southern charm.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Smoky Mountain Deer Farm & Exotic Petting Zoo and then see Foxfire Mountain Adventures.

Make your Sevierville itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Sevierville is just a short distance from Gatlinburg. In August in Sevierville, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Sevierville

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Rock City, take in the dramatic scenery at Ruby Falls, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Chattanooga trip planner .

You can drive from Sevierville to Chattanooga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. August in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Rock City
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

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