7 days in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg Itinerary

7 days in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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7 days in Pigeon Forge & Gatlinburg Itinerary

Start: Savannah
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Savannah

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.
On the 25th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery and then examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction. On the next day, stroll through Abrams Falls Trail, admire the verdant scenery at Cades Cove, and then browse the different shops at Old Forge Plaza.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge route maker .

Savannah to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Savannah in October, things will get slightly colder in Pigeon Forge: highs are around 74°F and lows about 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Abrams Falls Trail ©
Abrams Falls Trail

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
For shopping fun, head to Fowler's Clay Works or Heartwood Galleries. Let the collections at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum and Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Gatlinburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to see Clingmans Dome about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, hike along Alum Cave Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg trip itinerary planning website .

Gatlinburg is just a short distance from Pigeon Forge. In October in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 51°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimney Tops Trail ©
Chimney Tops Trail

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