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Charlottesville to Pigeon Forge drive in 1 day

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 Lexington (Virginia)
 Appalachian Mountains
 Abingdon (Virginia)
 Bulls Gap
   Pigeon Forge 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Charlottesville to Pigeon Forge road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Charlottesville to Pigeon Forge. If you're planning a road trip to Pigeon Forge, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Charlottesville and Pigeon Forge. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Charlottesville and Pigeon Forge. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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8:00 am  start in Charlottesville
drive for about 1 hour

9:12 am  Lexington (Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 10:12 am
drive for about 56 minutes

11:07 am  Roanoke
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:07 pm
drive for about 50 minutes

12:57 pm  Blacksburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:57 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

2:56 pm  Appalachian Mountains
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:56 pm
drive for about 1 hour

5:07 pm  Abingdon (Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:07 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

6:55 pm  Kingsport
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:55 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

8:43 pm  Bulls Gap
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 9:43 pm
drive for about 59 minutes

10:41 pm  arrive in Pigeon Forge

driving ≈ 7.5 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Charlottesville to Pigeon Forge.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Charlottesville, Virginia.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Lexington (Virginia)  (4 answers)

Roanoke  (14 answers)
    questions about Roanoke:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Roanoke?

Blacksburg  (9 answers)
    questions about Blacksburg:
        Eat/Hike/Anything else for 1-Day visit?

Appalachian Mountains

Abingdon (Virginia)


Bulls Gap

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

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 Trippy:

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)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Pigeon Forge.

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 Charlottesville drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

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

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Charlottesville well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Charlottesville!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 361 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 47 minutes
14 Charlottesville travel answers
4 Lexington (Virginia) travel answers
14 Roanoke travel answers
9 Blacksburg travel answers
1 Abingdon (Virginia) travel answer
1 Kingsport travel answer
16 Pigeon Forge travel answers


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