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Gatlinburg to Mammoth Cave National Park drive

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Gatlinburg to Mammoth Cave National Park road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Gatlinburg to Mammoth Cave National Park. If you're planning a road trip to Mammoth Cave National Park, 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.

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9:00 am  start in Gatlinburg
drive for about 1 hour

10:03 am  Knoxville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:03 am
drive for about 38 minutes

11:41 am  Loudon (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 12:41 pm
drive for about 1 hour

1:48 pm  Crossville
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:48 pm
drive for about 60 minutes

3:48 pm  Monroe (Tennessee)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:48 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

6:09 pm  stay at Wigwam Villiage Inn #2
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 7:09 pm
drive for about 17 minutes

7:27 pm  arrive at Mammoth Cave National Park

driving ≈ 5.5 hours

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Knoxville  (47 answers)
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Loudon (Tennessee)

Crossville  (3 answers)
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Monroe (Tennessee)

Wigwam Villiage Inn #2

What are some things to do in Mammoth Cave National Park?

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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 Mammoth Cave National Park to Gatlinburg drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Gatlinburg? Try searching for places within 5 hours of Gatlinburg.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Gatlinburg to Mammoth Cave National Park. Or get a full Gatlinburg to Mammoth Cave National Park flight plan.

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 272 miles
driving time of 4 hours, 45 minutes
Mammoth Cave National Park is 1 hour behind Gatlinburg
35 Gatlinburg travel answers
47 Knoxville travel answers
1 Loudon (Tennessee) travel answer
3 Crossville travel answers
14 Mammoth Cave National Park travel answers


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