10 days in Tennessee Itinerary

10 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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10 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Knoxville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Toronto

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): gain insight at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Graceland, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and finally stop by Lansky.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis travel app .

Toronto, Canada to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Memphis. Traveling from Toronto in March, you will find days in Memphis are warmer (20°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Lichterman Nature Center ©
Lichterman Nature Center

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 28th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Lotz House Museum, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nashville journey maker tool .

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March in Nashville, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games Museums Tours

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Gatlinburg is known for breweries & distilleries, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, wineries, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, make a splash at Dollywood, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Gatlinburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Gatlinburg is 1 hour. In March in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Knoxville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Quiet Walkways ©
Quiet Walkways
Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail ©
Sugarlands Valley Nature Trail

2
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
On the 2nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Citico Wildlife Wilderness, then take a memorable drive along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Gentle Barn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around High Ground Park & River Bluff Wildlife Area, then look for all kinds of wild species at Ijams Nature Center, then identify plant and animal life at Rocking Chair Farm, and finally learn about winemaking at Spout Spring Estates Winery and Vineyard.

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Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Knoxville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, daytime highs in Knoxville are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Rocking Chair Farm, Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, Spout Spring Estates Winery and Vineyard, Citico Wildlife Wilderness
Highlights from your plan
Rocking Chair Farm ©
Rocking Chair Farm
Ijams Nature Center ©
Ijams Nature Center
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©

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