8 days in Pigeon Forge & Nashville Itinerary

8 days in Pigeon Forge & Nashville Itinerary

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8 days in Pigeon Forge & Nashville Itinerary

Start: Pigeon Forge
1
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Pigeon Forge

4
nights
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.
Visit Holy Cross Catholic Church and Shiloh Memorial Cementery for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Outdoor Gravity Park and Zipline. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Rockin' Raceway Arcade and get your game on at Old Time Photo Number 5.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge trip itinerary maker .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Pigeon Forge. In August, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rockin' Raceway Arcade ©
Rockin' Raceway Arcade
Zipline
Old Time Photo Number 5 ©
Old Time Photo Number 5

3
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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, then sample the fine beverages at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, then admire all the interesting features of Belmont Mansion, and finally admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of The District, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take in the pleasant sights at Natchez Trace Parkway, and finally look for gifts at White's Mercantile.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Nashville itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pigeon Forge to Nashville due to the time zone difference. August in Nashville sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Room Escape Games

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