8 days in Galesburg, Pigeon Forge & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

8 days in Galesburg, Pigeon Forge & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

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Galesburg
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Pigeon Forge
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— 3 nights
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Galesburg

— 1 day
Galesburg is a city in Knox County, Illinois, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): examine the collection at Discovery Depot Children's Museum, see the interesting displays at Galesburg Railroad Museum, and then make a trip to Carl Sandburg State Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Galesburg visit planner.

Springfield to Galesburg is an approximately 2-hour car ride. July in Galesburg sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Galesburg

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.
Family-friendly places like Dollywood and River Rafting & Tubing will thrill your kids. Get outdoors at 5 Rivers Adventures and Cades Cove. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Galesburg to Pigeon Forge takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Galesburg to Pigeon Forge. Traveling from Galesburg in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 69°F in Pigeon Forge. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

Myrtle Beach

— 3 nights
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Kids will appreciate attractions like Myrtle Beach and Broadway at the Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Litchfield Beach and Beach House Boat Rentals. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, look for gifts at Gay Dolphin Gift Cove, tour the water at your own pace with Great Escapes Kayak Expeditions, and examine the collection at Warbird Park.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach trip planner.

Drive from Pigeon Forge to Myrtle Beach in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Myrtle Beach when traveling from Pigeon Forge in July, with lows around 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Transportation · Beaches

Side Trips