9 days in Cincinnati & Gatlinburg Itinerary

9 days in Cincinnati & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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9 days in Cincinnati & Gatlinburg Itinerary

Start: Monroe
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Cincinnati
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Gatlinburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  8​h
End: Monroe

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter in Chains Cathedral and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cincinnati trip maker site .

Monroe to Cincinnati is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©
St. Peter in Chains Cathedral ©
St. Peter in Chains Cathedral

6
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Escape the urban bustle at Roaring Fork and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tuckaleechee Caverns and The Coaster at Goats on the Roof. Get out of town with these interesting Gatlinburg side-trips: Asheville (The North Carolina Arboretum, Lexington Glassworks, & more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Grotto Falls Trail, examine the collection at Hollywood Star Cars Museum, experience the excitement of Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and take in the dramatic scenery at Laurel Falls.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Gatlinburg day trip planning website .

Drive from Cincinnati to Gatlinburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Asheville, Pigeon Forge, Tuckaleechee Caverns
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Tuckaleechee Caverns ©
Tuckaleechee Caverns
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

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