11 days in Tennessee Itinerary

11 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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11 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  10​h
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Sevierville
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ducktown
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Carter House and Carnton. Popular historic sites such as Downtown Franklin and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Nashville road trip site .

Vancouver, Canada to Nashville is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Vancouver in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Nashville: highs are around 37°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sevierville.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
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Carter House ©
Carter House
Carnton ©
Carnton
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin

2
nights
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 20th (Tue): hike along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Mingo Falls, then appreciate the history behind Rockefeller Memorial, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sevierville holiday maker website .

You can drive from Nashville to Sevierville in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Sevierville due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Ducktown.

Things to do in Sevierville

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Mingo Falls, River Rafting & Tubing, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Ducktown

Ducktown ©
Ducktown is a city in Polk County, Tennessee, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Brasstown Bald Mountain and Amicalola Falls State Park. Visiting Anna Ruby Falls and River Rafting & Tubing will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Mercier Orchards.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ducktown trip simple and quick.

Getting from Sevierville to Ducktown by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sevierville in August since evenings lows in Ducktown dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Ducktown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brasstown Bald, Anna Ruby Falls, Amicalola Falls State Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Mercier Orchards
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Brasstown Bald ©
Brasstown Bald
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Amicalola Falls State Park ©
Amicalola Falls State Park

2
nights
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.
On the 25th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Rock City, admire all the interesting features of Lookout Mountain, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Chickamauga Battlefield, then explore and take pictures at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Raccoon Mountain Caverns.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ducktown to Chattanooga takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, Chattanooga is somewhat warmer than Ducktown - with highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Oglethorpe, Rock City
Highlights from your plan
Chickamauga Battlefield ©
Chickamauga Battlefield
Raccoon Mountain Caverns ©
Raccoon Mountain Caverns

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