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Shenandoah National Park to Pigeon Forge drive

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  Shenandoah National Park
 Natural Bridge
 Appalachian Mountains
 Church Hill
   Pigeon Forge 
2 travelers   /   driving   /   2 days   /   no pets   /   no RV


Shenandoah National Park to Pigeon Forge road trip planner

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

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 Day 1

11:00 am  start at Shenandoah National Park
drive for about 2 hours

1:10 pm  Natural Bridge
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:10 pm
drive for about 43 minutes

2:52 pm  Roanoke
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:52 pm
drive for about 50 minutes

4:42 pm  Blacksburg
stay overnight and leave the next day around 10:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
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 Day 2

10:00 am  leave from Blacksburg
drive for about 59 minutes

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

12:49 pm  Chilhowie
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:49 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

3:14 pm  Church Hill
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:14 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:57 pm  arrive in Pigeon Forge

day 2 driving ≈ 5 hours
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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Shenandoah National Park to Pigeon Forge.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Shenandoah National Park.

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?

Natural Bridge  (2 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


Church Hill

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.

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

What are some things to do in Pigeon Forge?

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:

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!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Pigeon Forge. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Debi from asked:
what is here to do there besides Dollywood  (3 answers)

profile  janet from Michigan asked:
Good ma and pop places to eat or visit?  (1 answer)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Pigeon Forge.

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 Pigeon Forge to Shenandoah National Park 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 Shenandoah National Park to Pigeon Forge. Or get a full Shenandoah National Park to Pigeon Forge 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.

And if you know Shenandoah National Park well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Shenandoah National Park!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 401 miles
driving time of 6 hours, 28 minutes
6 Shenandoah National Park travel answers
2 Natural Bridge travel answers
17 Roanoke travel answers
9 Blacksburg travel answers
16 Pigeon Forge travel answers


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