Great Smoky Mountains Cool Itinerary


Enjoy the great outdoors

Here is my entire itinerary for a trip to the Smoky Mountains, Tennessee, USA.

Total number of days: 7

Total number of people travelling together: 3 adults (1 pregnant mom and 2 seniors over the age of 60), 2 children (6 and 3 years old)

Primary mode of transport: 5 door standard size rental car

Where we stayed: Self-catering apartment in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Day 1: Sugarlands Visitor Center

Day 2: Cades Cove

Day 3: Easy nature walks near Sugarland and the Dixie Stampede

Day 4: Scenic Drive from Pigeon Forge to Cherokee and the Great Smoky Mountain Railway

Day 5: Easy nature walks near Elkmont

Day 6: Moderate level nature walk – Laurel Falls Trail

We also went outlet mall shopping on the last day of our trip – our favourite outlet mall was Tanger Outlets at Sevierville. This had a great selection of high street clothing shops, children’s apparel and shoe shops and a shop specialising in maternity and nursing wear!