8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Racine
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Pigeon Forge
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Arrington
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Racine

2
nights
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lawrenceburg Visitor Center as well as Wild Cave Tour. On the 26th (Fri), get advice or help at Lawrenceburg Visitor Center, then get a dose of the wild on Wild Cave Tour, and then hike along Cedar Sink Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Echo River, stroll through Tall Man's Misery, and then Head underground at Sand Cave.

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Racine to Mammoth Cave National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Racine in July, expect nights in Mammoth Cave National Park to be about the same, around 67°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 86°F. On the 28th (Sun), you're off toGatlinburg.

Things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sand Cave, Lawrenceburg Visitor Center
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Cedar Sink Trail ©
Cedar Sink Trail
Sand Cave ©
Sand Cave

2
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sunburst Adventures. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Sunburst Adventures, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg route planner .

You can drive from Mammoth Cave National Park to Gatlinburg in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Mammoth Cave National Park to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Sunburst Adventures, River Rafting & Tubing, Roaring Fork
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River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Zipline

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Ijams Nature Center and then sample the fine beverages at Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy. On your second day here, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Yee-Haw Brewing Co., brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sevier Distilling Company, sample the fine beverages at Old Forge Distillery, then look for gifts at The Old Mill Candy Kitchen, and finally learn about winemaking at Mill Bridge Winery.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Pigeon Forge online trip maker .

Pigeon Forge is just a short distance from Gatlinburg. In July, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Arrington.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Shopping Breweries & Distilleries Wineries

Side Trip

Sevier Distilling Company
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Sevier Distilling Company ©
Sevier Distilling Company
Mill Bridge Winery ©
Mill Bridge Winery
The Old  Mill Candy Kitchen ©
The Old Mill Candy Kitchen

1
night
Arrington

Arrington ©
You've now added Arrington Vineyards to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): learn about winemaking at Arrington Vineyards.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Arrington travel route website .

Getting from Pigeon Forge to Arrington by car takes about 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Pigeon Forge to Arrington is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 67°F. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Arrington

Wineries
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Arrington Vineyards ©
Arrington Vineyards

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