11 days in Tennessee Itinerary

11 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Memphis
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Nashville
— 4 nights
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Pigeon Forge
— 4 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.
Memphis is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Graceland, deepen your understanding at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, look for gifts at Lansky, and appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Memphis travel itinerary planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Memphis is an approximately 10-hour flight. Traveling from San Juan to Memphis, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Juan in September since evenings lows in Memphis dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Must see
Graceland
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Historic Site
Sun Studio
4.7

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Nashville to Franklin to see Soar Adventure Tower about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and go on a hair-raising tour with Franklin on Foot.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Nashville road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Memphis in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Nashville, with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours · Museums · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Grand Ole Opry
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Downtown Nashville
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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.
Pigeon Forge is known for nightlife, theme parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, see the interesting displays at Titanic Museum Attraction, take a leisurely stroll along The Island in Pigeon Forge, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge journey site.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Pigeon Forge takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge. September in Pigeon Forge sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mount LeConte
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Pier / Boardwalk
The Island in Pigeon Forge
4.5

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