9 days in Pigeon Forge & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

9 days in Pigeon Forge & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

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9 days in Pigeon Forge & Myrtle Beach Itinerary

Start: Mount Airy
Drive:  4​h
1
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Myrtle Beach
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Mount Airy

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pigeon Forge: River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Cades Cove (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's lots more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, and get in on the family fun at Dollywood.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge trip itinerary builder app .

Mount Airy to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daytime highs in Pigeon Forge are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, River Rafting & Tubing
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

5
nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Myrtle Beach: Litchfield Beach (in Litchfield Beach) and Murrells Inlet (Brookgreen Gardens & Huntington Beach State Park). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach, shop like a local with Broadway at the Beach, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and experience the excitement of Myrtle Beach SkyWheel.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Myrtle Beach trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Pigeon Forge to Myrtle Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in April, Myrtle Beach is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Murrells Inlet, Litchfield Beach, Barefoot Landing
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Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel ©
Myrtle Beach SkyWheel
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach

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