7 days in Gatlinburg & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

7 days in Gatlinburg & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

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7 days in Gatlinburg & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h
1
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 3rd (Wed) at Dollywood. There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Gatlinburg trip planner .

New York City to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. July in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Theme Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, Hartford
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River Rafting & Tubing
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

2
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. On the 6th (Sat), stop by Palmetto Distillery, then meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with Broadway at the Beach, and finally make a trip to Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. On the next day, kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Myrtle Beach road trip app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Gatlinburg to Myrtle Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Myrtle Beach, with lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach

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