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Leesburg (Virginia) to Gatlinburg drive

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  Leesburg (Virginia)
 Front Royal
 Shenandoah National Park
 Lexington (Virginia)
 Appalachian Mountains
 Bulls Gap
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Leesburg (Virginia) to Gatlinburg road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Leesburg (Virginia)
drive for about 55 minutes

10:55 am  Front Royal
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:55 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:57 pm  Shenandoah National Park
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:57 pm
drive for about 2 hours

4:00 pm  Lexington (Virginia)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 5:00 pm
drive for about 56 minutes

5:56 pm  Roanoke
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Roanoke
drive for about 50 minutes

10:50 am  Blacksburg
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:50 am
drive for about 59 minutes

12:49 pm  Appalachian Mountains
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:49 pm
drive for about 2 hours

3:37 pm  Kingsport
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:37 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

5:25 pm  Bulls Gap
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:25 pm
drive for about 1 hour

7:26 pm  arrive in Gatlinburg

day 2 driving ≈ 5.5 hours
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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Leesburg, 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?

Front Royal  (2 answers)

Shenandoah National Park  (6 mentions)

Lexington (Virginia)  (4 answers)

Roanoke  (17 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


Bulls Gap

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

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

What are some things to do in Gatlinburg?

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:

Great Smoky Mountains  (2 mentions)

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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 Gatlinburg to Leesburg (Virginia) 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 Leesburg (Virginia) to Gatlinburg. Or get a full Leesburg (Virginia) to Gatlinburg flight plan.

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At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 461 miles
driving time of 7 hours, 32 minutes
1 Leesburg (Virginia) travel answer
2 Front Royal travel answers
4 Lexington (Virginia) travel answers
17 Roanoke travel answers
9 Blacksburg travel answers
1 Kingsport travel answer
27 Gatlinburg travel answers


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