10 days in East Tennessee, Middle Tennessee & West Tennessee Itinerary

10 days in East Tennessee, Middle Tennessee & West Tennessee Itinerary

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10 days in East Tennessee, Middle Tennessee & West Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Chadron
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Tellico Plains
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sparta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Dover
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Chadron

1
night
Tellico Plains

Tellico Plains ©
Tellico Plains is a town in Monroe County, Tennessee, United States. On the 1st (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Indian Boundary General Store and then admire the verdant scenery at Cades Cove. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Charles Hall Museum and then examine the collection at Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Tellico Plains online vacation planner .

Chadron to Tellico Plains is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chadron to Tellico Plains due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chadron in April, expect Tellico Plains to be somewhat warmer, temps between 70°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Tellico Plains

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cades Cove, Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Charles Hall Museum ©
Charles Hall Museum
Indian Boundary General Store ©
Indian Boundary General Store

2
nights
Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©
Once saddled with the reputation of being one of the country's dirtiest cities, Chattanooga now boasts a pedestrian-friendly downtown with a network of leafy waterfront trails and free electric shuttles.
On the 3rd (Wed), meet the residents at Tennessee Aquarium, explore the striking landscape of Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Ruby Falls. Keep things going the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Creative Discovery Museum, then take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield, and then see the interesting displays at Clisby Austin House.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chattanooga tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Tellico Plains to Chattanooga in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sparta.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe, Clisby Austin House
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls
Chickamauga Battlefield ©
Chickamauga Battlefield

1
night
Sparta

Sparta ©
Sparta is a city and the county seat of White County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Virgin Falls State Natural Area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Burgess Falls State Park, and then don't miss a visit to Nortfield Vineyards Winery.

Plan my day in Sparta using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Sparta in 1.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Sparta. Traveling from Chattanooga in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sparta, with lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dover.

Things to do in Sparta

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Burgess Falls State Park ©
Burgess Falls State Park
Virgin Falls State Natural Area ©
Virgin Falls State Natural Area
Nortfield Vineyards Winery ©
Nortfield Vineyards Winery

1
night
Dover

Dover ©
Dover is a city in and the county seat of Stewart County, Tennessee, 67mi west-northwest of Nashville on the Cumberland River. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Surrender House - Dover Hotel, then stroll the grounds of Fort Donelson National Cemetery, and then take in the history at Fort Donelson National Battlefield.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dover road trip site .

Getting from Sparta to Dover by car takes about 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Dover are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Dover

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Donelson National Battlefield ©
Fort Donelson National Cemetery ©
Fort Donelson National Cemetery
Surrender House - Dover Hotel ©
Surrender House - Dover Hotel

3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sun Studio and The Peabody Ducks. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Beale Street, admire the masterpieces at Withers Collection Museum & Gallery, examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and stop by Memphis Music.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Memphis online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Dover to Memphis takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in April, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Beale Street ©
Beale Street

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