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Gatlinburg to Mammoth Cave National Park drive with pets

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Pet-friendly stops from Gatlinburg to Mammoth Cave National Park

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Here's a sample itinerary for a pet-friendly drive from Gatlinburg to Mammoth Cave National Park with your dog or cat. 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. Find the best dog parks, pet-friendly accommodations and hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members and GoPetFriendly. Scroll down to see all the pet-friendly stops along the way.

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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)
eat at SONIC Drive-In
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
stay at Mammoth Cave National Park - Maple Springs Equestrian Campground

driving ≈ 5.5 hours

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What are pet-friendly stops along the way?

Knoxville  (47 answers)
    Animal House Pet Sitting  (1 mention)
    Charmaine's PetWatcher  (1 mention)
    Lucky Pets, LLC  (1 mention)
    Pets On the Run  (1 mention)
    Pamela Collins, Cat Sitter  (1 mention)
    CitiFid-o  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Knoxville:
        Soccer Taco-Market Square
    pet-friendly hotels around Knoxville:
        Hilton Knoxville
        Holiday Inn Knoxville Downtown
        Hyatt Place Knoxville Downtown
    questions about Knoxville:
        New Years in Knoxville reccomendations
        Pet friendly lodging near Knoxville, TN

Loudon (Tennessee)
    Barkside Lodge / The Gray Dog Lodge  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly restaurants around Loudon (Tennessee):
        SONIC Drive-In
    pet-friendly hotels around Loudon (Tennessee):
        Inn of Loudon
        Express RV Park
        Americas Best Value Inn - Loudon
        Inn of Lenoir Motor Lodge
        Days Inn Lenoir City
        Kings Inn Motel Lenoir City
        Econo Lodge Lenoir City
        Ramada Limited Knoxville Area

Crossville  (3 answers)
    questions about Crossville:

Monroe (Tennessee)

Wigwam Villiage Inn #2
    Dinosaur World - Kentucky  (1 mention)
    pet-friendly hotels around Wigwam Villiage Inn #2:
        Cave Country RV Campground
        Sleep Inn & Suites Cave City
        Super 8 Cave City
        Americas Best Value Inn Cave City
        Econo Lodge Cave City
        Quality Inn Cave City
        Mammoth Cave Jellystone Park Camp Resort
        Singing Hills Campground and RV Park
        Masters Inn Cave City

Where's the best place to stay in Mammoth Cave National Park?

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 Mammoth Cave National Park.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Mammoth Cave National Park - Maple Springs Equestrian Campground.

Here are some more pet-friendly hotels people talk about:

Rock Cabin Camping  (1 mention)
Quality Inn Cave City  (1 mention)
Masters Inn Cave City  (1 mention)

Want to research more popular hotels in Mammoth Cave National Park? Click the blue button below.

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

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 GoPetFriendly:

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!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Mammoth Cave National Park.

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 with pets, 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.

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.

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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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