7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
Drive:  7​h
1
Rocky Top
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Sevierville
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
3
Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Bryson City
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 30​min
End: Jacksonville

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Rocky Top

Rocky Top ©
You've now added Norris Dam State Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the engineering at Norris Dam State Park, then examine the collection at Green McAdoo Cultural Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Appalachia.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Top road trip planning tool .

Jacksonville to Rocky Top is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Jacksonville in August since evenings lows in Rocky Top dip to 68°F. On the 5th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sevierville.

Things to do in Rocky Top

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Clinton
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Norris Dam State Park ©
Norris Dam State Park
Museum of Appalachia ©
Museum of Appalachia
Green McAdoo Cultural Center ©
Green McAdoo Cultural Center

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Sevierville

Sevierville ©
Lying at the foothills of the Great Smokies, Sevierville is a friendly tourist town with plenty of Southern charm.
You've now added Forbidden Caverns to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Forbidden Caverns, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, and then do a tasting at Hillside Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Smoky Mountain Knife Works, immerse yourself in nature at Panther Creek State Park, and then do a tasting at Spout Spring Estates Winery and Vineyard.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Sevierville trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Rocky Top to Sevierville in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Sevierville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Panther Creek State Park, Spout Spring Estates Winery and Vineyard, Thunder Road Distillery
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Zipline
Panther Creek State Park ©
Panther Creek State Park

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Smoky Mountain Popcorn Co., Pigeon Forge Gem Mine, Three Bears General Store, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): stop by The Old Mill Candy Kitchen, make a splash at Dollywood, then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then get a taste of the local shopping with Smoky Mountain Knife Works, and finally look for gifts at Three Bears General Store.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge road trip planning site .

Pigeon Forge is just a short distance from Sevierville. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Shopping Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Smoky Mountain Knife Works
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Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Parrot Mountain & Gardens ©
Parrot Mountain & Gardens
Smoky Mountain Knife Works ©
Smoky Mountain Knife Works

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Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 9th (Fri), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get interesting insight from Tours, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, get to know the fascinating history of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, take in the exciting artwork at Fowler's Clay Works, then stop by Ole Smoky Candy Kitchen, and finally do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip itinerary maker .

Gatlinburg is very close to Pigeon Forge. In August, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bryson City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Zipline

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night
Bryson City

Bryson City
The location of an old Cherokee village, Bryson City embraces a quiet side of the Great Smoky Mountains.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Bryson City online day trip planner .

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Bryson City in 1.5 hours. In August, Bryson City is slightly colder than Gatlinburg - with highs of 82°F and lows of 61°F. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Bryson City

Outdoors Parks Nature

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