Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Gatlinburg to Atlanta. If you're planning a road trip to Atlanta, 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 Gatlinburg
drive for about 3 hours
1:54 pm Blue Ridge
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:54 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours
4:37 pm arrive in Atlanta
stay at W Atlanta - Midtown
driving ≈ 4.5 hours
Blue Ridge (2 answers)
questions about Blue Ridge:
Hidden adventure in the Blue Ridge area.
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 Atlanta.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out W Atlanta - Midtown, which was mentioned 6 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest The Varsity, which was mentioned 14 times.
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
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Good Restaurants Unique to Atlanta? (14 answers)
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Great, reasonable places to eat. (13 answers)
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Tourist spots worth seeing in Atlanta? (13 answers)
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Authentic Southern Food! (12 answers)
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Best family activities in Atlanta? (10 answers)
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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 Atlanta to Gatlinburg 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 Gatlinburg to Atlanta. Or get a full Gatlinburg to Atlanta flight plan.
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