9 days in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge & Sevierville Itinerary

9 days in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge & Sevierville Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
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Sevierville
— 1 day
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Gatlinburg

— 5 nights

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Chimneys Picnic Area make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Zipline (in Hartford) and Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops Trail, head outdoors with Place of A Thousand Drips, and laugh and play at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park.

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New York City to Gatlinburg is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In August in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. You'll set off for Pigeon Forge on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Pigeon Forge

— 3 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.
Attractions like Dollywood and Titanic Museum Attraction make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at The Island in Pigeon Forge, admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, look for gifts at Outback Leather, and find something for the whole family at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge attractions planner.

Pigeon Forge is very close to Gatlinburg. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in August, and nighttime lows around 68°F. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sevierville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks · Parks · Tours · Museums

Sevierville

— 1 day
Lying at the foothills of the Great Smokies, Sevierville is a friendly tourist town with plenty of Southern charm.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): revel in the low prices at Russell Stover Candies, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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Sevierville is just a stone's throw from Pigeon Forge. In August in Sevierville, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Sevierville

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Shopping

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