7 days in Gatlinburg & Atlanta Itinerary

7 days in Gatlinburg & Atlanta Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
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Gatlinburg

— 4 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.
Explore Gatlinburg's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, stroll around Chimneys Picnic Area, take some stellar pictures from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, and cruise along Little River Road.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg online road trip planner.

Newark to Gatlinburg is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to fly to Atlanta.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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Atlanta

— 2 nights

The Capital of the South

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Atlanta is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Atlanta, and take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the Atlanta road trip website.

Fly from Gatlinburg to Atlanta in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Tours