Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Gatlinburg to Chicago. If you're planning a road trip to Chicago, you can research locations to stop along the way. Find the best restaurants, hotels, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
Your starting point is Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.
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.
Lexington (25 answers)
questions about Lexington:
What is your favorite restaurant in Lexington?
Best place to stay in Lexington while attending the Rolex 3 day event?
Best Horse Barn Tours?
Cincinnati (25 answers)
Washington Park (2 mentions)
restaurants around Cincinnati:
questions about Cincinnati:
The best of Cincinnati?
Top dining spots in Cincinnati!?
Best free things to do in Cincinnati?
Running near Eden Park?
Indianapolis (26 answers)
Indianapolis Museum of Art (4 mentions)
Indianapolis Zoo (2 mentions)
questions about Indianapolis:
What is your favorite restaurant in Indianapolis?
Awesome food trucks?
Best free things to do in Indianapolis?
Your Favorite Holiday Events in Indianapolis
Deep River Waterpark
Your final destination is Chicago, Illinois.
You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.
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 Chicago.
You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in Chicago to stay.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out The James Chicago Hotel, which was mentioned 12 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Lou Malnati's Pizzeria, which was mentioned 36 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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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.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
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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!
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 Gatlinburg well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Gatlinburg!