8 days in Gatlinburg, Cadiz & Lynchburg Itinerary

8 days in Gatlinburg, Cadiz & Lynchburg Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
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Cadiz
— 1 night
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Lynchburg
— 2 nights
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Gatlinburg

— 4 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
When in Gatlinburg, make a side trip to see Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, approximately Great Smoky Mountains National Park away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and take some stellar pictures from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg day trip planner.

New York City to Gatlinburg is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 15th (Tue), you'll travel to Cadiz.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cadiz

— 1 night
Cadiz is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Trigg County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): sample the fine beverages at Casey Jones Distillery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cadiz trip planner.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Cadiz in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lynchburg.

Things to do in Cadiz

Parks · Tours · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lynchburg

— 2 nights
Lynchburg is a city in the south-central region of the U.S. state of Tennessee. On the 17th (Thu), look for gifts at Lynchburg Hardware and General Store, then gain some tasty knowledge on Whiskey Bent Tours, then do a tasting at Lynchburg Winery, and finally stroll the grounds of Lynchburg City Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Cave Spring Hollow, don't miss a visit to Diamond Gusset Jean Company, and then see the interesting displays at Old Jail Museum.

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You can drive from Cadiz to Lynchburg in 3 hours. In September in Lynchburg, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 59°F at night. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Lynchburg

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites