8 days in Pigeon Forge & Helen Itinerary

8 days in Pigeon Forge & Helen Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Pigeon Forge
— 5 nights
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— 2 nights
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Pigeon Forge

— 5 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.
Pigeon Forge is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, cool off at Dollywood, and find something for the whole family at The Island in Pigeon Forge.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge holiday planner.

Thomaston to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In November, Pigeon Forge is slightly colder than Thomaston - with highs of 60°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helen.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Theme Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Helen

— 2 nights

Georgia's Alpine Village

A taste of Bavaria right in the heart of Georgia's "Historic High Country," Helen houses just 400 residents but hosts over 200 shops that sell everything from handmade sweaters to Christmas ornaments.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at Charlemagne's Kingdom, take in the dramatic scenery at Anna Ruby Falls, and then do a tasting at Yonah Mountain Vineyards. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Hardman Farm and then indulge your senses at VIP Southern Tours.

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Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Helen takes 3.5 hours. In November in Helen, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 44°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helen

Wineries · Tours · Nature · Museums

Side Trips