7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
3
Sevierville
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
4
Knoxville
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mill Bridge Winery and Alcatraz East Crime Museum. Head to The Old Mill Candy Kitchen and The Twisted Vesselfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Forge Distillery, sample the fine beverages at Tennessee Shine Company, hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, and learn about winemaking at Mountain Valley Winery.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge trip itinerary builder site.

New York City to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in February, expect nights in Pigeon Forge to be about the same, around 34°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
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Mill Bridge Winery ©
Mill Bridge Winery
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Old Forge Distillery ©
Old Forge Distillery

2
nights
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 18th (Tue): sample the fine beverages at Doc Collier Moonshine Distillery, view the masterpieces at Alewine Pottery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alum Cave Trail, and finally explore and take pictures at Newfound Gap Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, do a tasting at Sugarland Cellars, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and finally see the interesting displays at Hollywood Star Cars Museum.

Start your trip to Gatlinburg by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Gatlinburg is just a short distance from Pigeon Forge. In February in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sevierville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
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Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse ©
Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Newfound Gap Road ©
Newfound Gap Road

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 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Bush's Beans Visitor Center, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, then learn about winemaking at Hillside Winery, and finally examine the collection at Smoky Mountain Knife Works.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sevierville road trip planner.

Sevierville is very close to Gatlinburg. February in Sevierville sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Sevierville

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trip

Bush's Beans Visitor Center
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Bush's Beans Visitor Center ©
Bush's Beans Visitor Center
Smoky Mountain Knife Works ©
Smoky Mountain Knife Works
Hillside Winery ©
Hillside Winery

1
night
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get engrossed in the history at East Tennesse Historical Society, look for all kinds of wild species at Ijams Nature Center, then browse the exhibits of Historic Ramsey House, and finally stroll around High Ground Park & River Bluff Wildlife Area.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Knoxville trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Sevierville to Knoxville in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, daytime highs in Knoxville are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Ijams Nature Center ©
Ijams Nature Center
East Tennesse Historical Society ©
East Tennesse Historical Society
Historic Ramsey House ©
Historic Ramsey House

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