8 days in Columbus, Pigeon Forge & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

8 days in Columbus, Pigeon Forge & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

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Columbus
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Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
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Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
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Columbus

— 2 nights

The Discovery City

More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at Wagner-Hagans Auto Museum and then shop like a local with Easton Town Center.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Columbus itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Columbus. May in Columbus sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Columbus

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Pigeon Forge

— 3 nights

Center of Fun in the Smokies

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.
Kids will enjoy Dollywood and River Rafting & Tubing. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along The Island in Pigeon Forge, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge vacation planner.

You can drive from Columbus to Pigeon Forge in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach

— 2 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, and finally wander the streets of Broadway at the Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then enjoy the sand and surf at Myrtle Beach, and then catch some excitement at Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Myrtle Beach online tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Pigeon Forge to Myrtle Beach takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Myrtle Beach, with lows of 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours