Directions2017-10-29T23:21:01+00:00

Directions to Gatlinburg

Traffic in the Smokies can get heavy, especially along Highway 66 during peak travel seasons (July and October are the highest travel months). Take one of these less-traveled and scenic routes to Gatlinburg.

The convention center is located at traffic light #8 in Gatlinburg
234 Historic Nature Trail, Gatlinburg TN 37738

From Virginia

From I-81 South take I-40 East to Exit 435 (Newport) and follow Hwy. 321 South to Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from interstate: 45 minutes.

From Chattanooga

Take Exit 81 on I-75 North through Maryville and Townsend and Hwy. 73 to Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from interstate:  70 minutes.

From Asheville

Take I-40 West to Exit 443 and follow Foothills Pkwy. to Hwy. 321 South to Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from interstate: 45 minutes.

From Lexington, KY

Take I-75 South to I-640 East at Knoxville, then I-40 East to Exit 435 (Newport) ad follow Hwy. 321 South to Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from interstate: 45 minutes.

From Nashville

From I-40 take I-75 South to Exit 81 north and follow Hwy. 321 North through Maryville and Townsend and Hwy. 73 to Gatlinburg.  Approximate drive time from interstate: 70 minutes

From Atlanta, GA

Take I-85 North to I-985 North to US23. Take US 23 to 23/441 to Hwy. 74/441 through Cherokee, North Carolina, to Gatlinburg. Approximate drive time from interstate: 4 hours and 10 minutes.