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Bessemer (Alabama) to Pigeon Forge drive in an RV

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RV campgrounds from Bessemer (Alabama) to Pigeon Forge

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Here's a sample itinerary for a camping drive from Bessemer (Alabama) to Pigeon Forge in your RV. If you're planning a road trip to Pigeon Forge, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Find the best RV parks, campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and AllStays. Scroll down to see all the RV campgrounds along the way.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Bessemer (Alabama)
drive for about 1 hour

11:02 am  Ashville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:02 pm
drive for about 2 hours

1:56 pm  Ringgold
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:56 pm
drive for about 1 hour

4:03 pm  Ruby Falls
stay overnight at BEST WESTERN Royal Inn
leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 4 hours

 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from BEST WESTERN Royal Inn
drive for about 42 minutes

10:42 am  Cleveland (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:42 am
drive for about 56 minutes

12:39 pm  Loudon (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:39 pm
drive for about 38 minutes

2:16 pm  Knoxville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:16 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

4:05 pm  arrive in Pigeon Forge
stay at River Place Inn & Cabins

day 2 driving ≈ 3 hours

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What are RV campgrounds along the way?

    Horse Pens 40  (1 mention)

    Little River RV Park Campground  (1 mention)
    Curleys Cove RV Park Campground  (1 mention)
    Big Oak  (1 mention)

Ruby Falls  (5 mentions)
    Raccoon Mountain Campground  (1 mention)
    McNabb Gulf - Cumberland Trail  (1 mention)
    Davis Pond - Prentice Cooper SF  (1 mention)
    Holiday Travel Park  (1 mention)
    Lockharts Arch - Cumberland Trail  (1 mention)
    Hawkins Pointe  (1 mention)
    Hemlock Branch - Cumberland Trail  (1 mention)
    Camping World RV Sales and Campground  (1 mention)
    Poplar Springs - Cumberland Trail  (1 mention)
    hotels around Ruby Falls:
        BEST WESTERN Royal Inn
        Quality Inn Lookout Mountain
        Best Value Inn & Suites Chattanooga
        La Quinta Inn & Suites Chattanooga - Lookout Mtn
        Motel 6 Downtown Chattanooga
        The Stadium Inn - Downtown Chattanooga
        Country Hearth Inn Chattanooga

Cleveland (Tennessee)
    KOA Campground Cleveland  (1 mention)

Loudon (Tennessee)
    Express RV Park  (1 mention)
    Lazy Acres RV Park  (1 mention)
    Lotterdale Cove Campground TRDA  (1 mention)
    Yarberry Peninsula Campground  (1 mention)
    The Crosseyed Cricket  (1 mention)

Knoxville  (25 answers)
    Knoxville Civic Auditorium  (1 mention)
    Southlake RV Park  (1 mention)
    restaurants around Knoxville:
        Soccer Taco-Market Square
    questions about Knoxville:
        New Years in Knoxville reccomendations
        Pet friendly lodging near Knoxville, TN

Where's the best place to stay in Pigeon Forge?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Pigeon Forge.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out River Place Inn & Cabins.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Briarstone Inn  (1 mention)
Grand Inns of America  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular hotels in Pigeon Forge? Click the blue button below.

Where's the best place to eat in Pigeon Forge?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

GoPetFriendly suggests Baskin Robbins Ice Cream.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Pigeon Forge? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Pigeon Forge?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on AllStays:

Pine Mountain RV Park  (1 mention)
Camp Riverslanding  (1 mention)
Riveredge RV Park  (1 mention)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Pigeon Forge. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Debi from asked:
what is here to do there besides Dollywood  (3 answers)

profile  janet from Michigan asked:
Good ma and pop places to eat or visit?  (1 answer)

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Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Pigeon Forge to Bessemer (Alabama) drive in an RV, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Bessemer (Alabama)? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Bessemer (Alabama).

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Bessemer (Alabama) to Pigeon Forge. Or get a full Bessemer (Alabama) to Pigeon Forge flight plan.

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 305 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 6 minutes
Pigeon Forge is 1 hour ahead of Bessemer (Alabama)
1 Ashville travel answer
1 Cleveland (Tennessee) travel answer
1 Loudon (Tennessee) travel answer
25 Knoxville travel answers
21 Pigeon Forge travel answers


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