7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Pigeon Forge
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Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Knoxville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Hickory
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Rhinelander

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old Forge Distillery and then take in the exciting artwork at Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. On the next day, hike along Gatlinburg Trail, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then look for gifts at Smoky Mountain Knife Works.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Pigeon Forge. In August, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sevierville, Gatlinburg
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Zipline
Smoky Mountain Knife Works ©
Smoky Mountain Knife Works
Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community ©

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
On the 13th (Tue), steep yourself in history at James White Fort and then get engrossed in the history at Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Knoxville tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Knoxville takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Knoxville are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Knoxville

Museums Historic Sites
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Women's Basketball Hall of Fame ©
Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
James White Fort ©
James White Fort

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 13th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip maker website .

Getting from Knoxville to Nashville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Knoxville to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
The District ©
The District

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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 15th (Thu): take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield, take in the history at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, and then witness the site of a historic battle at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Chattanooga tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Chattanooga takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Chattanooga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Chattanooga, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hickory.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
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Chickamauga Battlefield ©
Chickamauga Battlefield

1
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Hickory

Hickory ©
Hickory is a city located primarily in Catawba County, North Carolina, with parts in adjoining Burke and Caldwell counties. On the 16th (Fri), indulge your taste buds at Downtown Hickory Farmers Market and then get to know the fascinating history of Union Square.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Hickory trip planner .

You can drive from Chattanooga to Hickory in 5 hours. Another option is to fly. In August, daytime highs in Hickory are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hickory

Shopping Historic Sites
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Downtown Hickory Farmers Market ©
Downtown Hickory Farmers Market

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