10 days in Tennessee Itinerary

10 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
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Nashville
— 2 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights

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Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
For shopping fun, head to Fowler's Clay Works or St.Claire Art. Get some cultural insight at Biltmore and New Morning Gallery. When in Pigeon Forge, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford, approximately Hartford away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and cool off at Dollywood.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge trip website.

Charlotte to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and car. June in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
River Rafting & Tubing
Biltmore ©
Biltmore

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Nashville

Nashville ©

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Nashville. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then see the interesting displays at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trip

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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Memphis

Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Graceland, then look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid, and then make a trip to Beale Street.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Memphis holiday planning website.

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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