8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Smith
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
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White Sulphur Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
3
Pigeon Forge
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Bowling Green
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Fort Smith
— 1 night
End: Fort Smith

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White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs ©
White Sulphur Springs is a city in Greenbrier County, West Virginia, United States. To see more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the White Sulphur Springs route planner .

Fort Smith to White Sulphur Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fort Smith to White Sulphur Springs. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Fort Smith in September: high temperatures in White Sulphur Springs hover around 75°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in White Sulphur Springs

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rehoboth Methodist Church, Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum
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Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum ©
Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Paul Murray Gallery, see the interesting displays at Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, and finally get engrossed in the history at Mountain Farm Museum. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Fowler's Clay Works, view the masterpieces at Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, see the interesting displays at Hollywood Star Cars Museum, then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Noah Bud Ogle Cabin.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip tool .

Traveling by car from White Sulphur Springs to Gatlinburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from White Sulphur Springs in September, with highs in Gatlinburg at 83°F and lows at 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Cherokee, Noah Bud Ogle Cabin, Wheels Through Time Transportation Museum
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Museum of the Cherokee Indian ©
Museum of the Cherokee Indian
Mountain Farm Museum ©
Mountain Farm Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at 7D Dark Ride Adventure, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, examine the collection at Alcatraz East Crime Museum, then revel in the low prices at Tanger Outlets Sevierville, and finally examine the collection at Smoky Mountain Knife Works.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pigeon Forge online route planner .

Pigeon Forge is just a short distance from Gatlinburg. In September, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Bowling Green.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Museums Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Sevierville
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Alcatraz East Crime Museum ©
Alcatraz East Crime Museum
Smoky Mountain Knife Works ©
Smoky Mountain Knife Works
Tanger Outlets Sevierville ©
Tanger Outlets Sevierville

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Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at South Union Shaker Village, steep yourself in history at Riverview at Hobson Grove, then see the interesting displays at National Corvette Museum, then admire all the interesting features of NCM Motorsports Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bowling Green trip builder .

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Bowling Green takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Pigeon Forge to Bowling Green is minus 1 hour. In September in Bowling Green, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fort Smith.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

South Union Shaker Village
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National Corvette Museum ©
National Corvette Museum
South Union Shaker Village ©
South Union Shaker Village
Riverview at Hobson Grove ©
Riverview at Hobson Grove

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Fort Smith

Fort Smith ©
Fort Smith is the second-largest city in Arkansas and one of the two county seats of Sebastian County. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Drennan-Scott Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Sequoyah's Cabin, then steep yourself in history at Fort Smith National Historic Site, and finally get engrossed in the history at Fort Smith Museum of History. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Smith National Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Fort Smith Regional Art Museum, and then make a splash at Parrot Island Waterpark.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Smith vacation builder app .

Getting from Bowling Green to Fort Smith by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly. September in Fort Smith sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fort Smith

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Drennan-Scott Historic Site, Sequoyah's Cabin Museum
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Fort Smith National Historic Site ©
Fort Smith National Historic Site
Sequoyah's Cabin Museum ©
Sequoyah's Cabin Museum
Fort Smith National Cemetery ©
Fort Smith National Cemetery

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