10 days in Tennessee Itinerary

10 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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10 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Adamsville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Memphis
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Sevierville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Chattanooga
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Nashville

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 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum and then get engrossed in the history at McLemore House. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then take in the history at Carter House, and finally view the masterpieces at Franklin Glassblowing Studio.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville tour planner .

London, UK to Nashville is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Nashville, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Nashville at 31°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Adamsville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
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Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Carnton ©
Carnton
Carter House ©
Carter House

1
night
Adamsville

Adamsville ©
Adamsville is a town in Hardin and McNairy counties, Tennessee. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Shiloh National Cemetery, examine the collection at Buford Pusser Home and Museum, then stop by Shiloh Museum and Gift Shop, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Shiloh National Military Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Adamsville tour itinerary planning site .

Drive from Nashville to Adamsville in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Adamsville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Adamsville

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Shiloh
Highlights from your plan
Shiloh National Military Park ©
Shiloh National Military Park
Buford Pusser Home and Museum ©
Buford Pusser Home and Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, steep yourself in history at Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, then make a trip to Beale Street, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Graceland, then browse the exhibits of Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Memphis tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Adamsville to Memphis by car takes about 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sevierville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum ©
Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©

1
night
Sevierville

Sevierville ©
Lying at the foothills of the Great Smokies, Sevierville is a friendly tourist town with plenty of Southern charm.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, examine the collection at Hollywood Star Cars Museum, then take in the exciting artwork at Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community, then examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, and finally see the interesting displays at Smoky Mountain Knife Works. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Alewine Pottery, then sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then examine the collection at Alcatraz East Crime Museum, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sevierville trip planner .

Getting from Memphis to Sevierville by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Sevierville is 1 hour. In May in Sevierville, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Sevierville

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge
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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Smoky Mountain Knife Works ©
Smoky Mountain Knife Works
Alcatraz East Crime Museum ©
Alcatraz East Crime Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Signal Point, snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge, then see the interesting displays at Creative Discovery Museum, and finally take in the history at Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Chattanooga route builder tool .

You can drive from Sevierville to Chattanooga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. May in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Signal Point, Point Park - Lookout Mountain Battlefields
Highlights from your plan
Creative Discovery Museum
Creative Discovery Museum
Walnut Street Bridge ©
Walnut Street Bridge

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