Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Bessemer (Alabama) to Gatlinburg. If you're planning a road trip to Gatlinburg, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Bessemer (Alabama)
drive for about 1 hour
12:12 pm Talladega Superspeedway
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:12 pm
drive for about 2 hours
day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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11:00 am leave from W Atlanta - Midtown
drive for about 4 hours
2:46 pm Great Smoky Mountain National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:46 pm
drive for about 8 minutes
3:54 pm arrive in Gatlinburg
day 2 driving ≈ 4 hours
Talladega Superspeedway (3 mentions)
Atlanta (143 answers)
Georgia Aquarium (29 mentions)
World of Coca-Cola (20 mentions)
Piedmont Park (16 mentions)
Midtown Atlanta (14 mentions)
High Museum of Art (11 mentions)
restaurants around Atlanta:
Mary Mac's Tea Room
Antico Pizza Napoletana
Empire State South
JCT Kitchen & Bar
hotels around Atlanta:
W Atlanta - Midtown
The Westin Peachtree Plaza
Glenn Hotel, Autograph Collection
The Highland Inn
questions about Atlanta:
Good Restaurants Unique to Atlanta?
Great, reasonable places to eat.
Tourist spots worth seeing in Atlanta?
Authentic Southern Food!
Best family activities in Atlanta?
Great Smoky Mountain National Park (26 mentions)
questions about Great Smoky Mountain National Park:
by pass the park
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