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Directions from Michigan

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Directions from Michigan

I have Google & Mapquest directions to Wears Valley and they are different. Does anyone know which one is better?

The both have us taking I-75 to I-275S but then they are different.

Mapquest directions. - from I-275S merge onto I-640E/US-25W S/TN-9 N via exit 3 toward Asheville

Merge onto I-40 14.5 miles

Take TN-66 exit 407 toward Gatlinburg

Turn right onto Winfield Dunn Pky/TN-66S

Winfield Dunn Pky/TN-66S becomes Forks on the River Pky/us-441/TN-71

Turn right onto Parkway/US-441 S/TN-71S

Turn right onto Wears Valley Rd.

GOOGLE Directions - from I-275S merge onto I-40E

Take exit 388A for James White Parkway

Merge onto TN-158 W/Downtown Loop/James White Pkwy

Take the exit toward US-441 S/Downtown/Cumberland Ave

Slight right onto Cumberland Ave SW

Take the 1st left onto S. Gay St.

Turn right onto E Blount Ave

Turn left onto TN-33 S/TN-71 S/US-441 S continue to follow TN-71 S/US-441 S

Turn right onto Forks of the River Pkwy/US-441 Scenic S

Turn right onto Parkway/US-441 Scenic S

Turn right onto US-321/Wears Valley Rd.

Do you have a headache now??? I do :-(

My daughter has the new Apple 5 I phone, I'm not sure if we should try that....it will probably have totally different directions.

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1. Re: Directions from Michigan

Google is showing the shortest route (in miles), not necessarily the quickest or the easiest to find and follow. The Map Quest route is the most often used route and will keep you on major roads leading into the Smokies. If you are coming in at a peak time, bypass the majority of the traffic on the parkway by using Veteran's out of Sevierville.

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