11 days in Tennessee Itinerary

11 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Maryville
— 2 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stop by Dinstuhl's Fine Candy Company, Inc.. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then examine the collection at Graceland, and finally make a trip to The Peabody Ducks.

To find out how to plan a trip to Memphis, use our trip itinerary maker.

Wichita to Memphis is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Memphis when traveling from Wichita in October, with lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and look for gifts at Carter Vintage Guitars.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Maryville.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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Maryville

Maryville ©
Maryville is a city and the county seat of Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Bald River Falls, then cruise along Rich Mountain Road, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cades Cove. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Abrams Falls Trail, then explore the activities along Townsend Wye, then stop by Wood-N-Strings Dulcimer Shop, and finally take a memorable drive along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Maryville online vacation planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Maryville in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. October in Maryville sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Maryville

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bald River Falls ©
Bald River Falls
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking

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Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Go for a jaunt from Gatlinburg to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to see Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, take in the dramatic scenery at Ramsey Cascades, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg journey maker app.

Drive from Maryville to Gatlinburg in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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