9 days in Washington DC, Pigeon Forge & Silver Spring Itinerary

9 days in Washington DC, Pigeon Forge & Silver Spring Itinerary

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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 5 nights
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Silver Spring
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Washington DC

— 2 nights
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
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Montreal, Canada to Washington DC is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montreal in February, expect nights in Washington DC to be a bit warmer, around 0°C, while days are much warmer, around 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Washington DC

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Pigeon Forge

— 5 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, Rowdy Bear Mountain, Pigeon Forge Gem Mine, and other attractions. Attractions like Old Time Photo Number 5 and The Island in Pigeon Forge make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction.

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Traveling by car from Washington DC to Pigeon Forge takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In March, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Silver Spring.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Shopping · Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Silver Spring

— 1 night
Silver Spring is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located inside the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Silver Spring holiday planning website.

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Silver Spring in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Pigeon Forge in March, with highs in Silver Spring at 13°C and lows at 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Silver Spring

Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Maryland travel guide

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Casinos · Specialty Museums · Aquariums
The Old Line State
Perhaps best known as the birthplace of religious and political freedom in the United States, Maryland retains the spirit of colonial America, with stately 18th-century villages and historical landmarks. Although it's one of the nation's smallest states, there is no shortage of things to do here and you may find your itinerary fills up quickly. Make time in your vacation to tour Maryland's diverse landscape, which includes mountain peaks, picturesque Atlantic coastline, and the bustling city of Baltimore. Military buffs will enjoy touring the state's four Civil War Trails, where you can follow the footsteps of U.S. soldiers, or visiting the port city of Annapolis, home to the United States Naval Academy.