6 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

6 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

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6 days in Nashville & Gatlinburg Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
Newark

1
day
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville travel itinerary planner.

Newark to Nashville is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Newark to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Sightseeing Museums
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Downtown Nashville
Grand Ole Opry

3
days
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
When in Gatlinburg, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, cool off at Dollywood, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Gatlinburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg. August in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
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Roaring Fork
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte

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