11 days in Tennessee Itinerary

11 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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11 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Windsor
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Ducktown
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Cosby
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Pigeon Forge
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Windsor

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cumberland Kayak Urban Adventure Company. Get outdoors at Burgess Falls State Park and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cummins Falls State Park and Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville. The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and take a stroll through The District.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip builder website .

Windsor, Canada to Nashville is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Windsor to Nashville. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Windsor in July, with highs in Nashville at 38°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Cummins Falls State Park, Burgess Falls State Park
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Burgess Falls State Park ©
Burgess Falls State Park
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Cummins Falls State Park ©
Cummins Falls State Park

2
nights
Ducktown

Ducktown is a city in Polk County, Tennessee, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at Ducktown Basin Museum, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Morganton Point Recreation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Red Clay State Historic Park, learn about all things military at Tabor House and Civil War Museum, and then admire the sheer force of Helton Creek Falls.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ducktown online visit planner .

You can drive from Nashville to Ducktown in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Ducktown. Traveling from Nashville in July, you will find days in Ducktown are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cosby.

Things to do in Ducktown

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Red Clay State Historic Park, Tabor House and Civil War Museum, Helton Creek Falls, Morganton Point Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Red Clay State Historic Park ©
Red Clay State Historic Park
Morganton Point Recreation Area ©
Morganton Point Recreation Area

1
night
Cosby

Cosby ©
Cosby is an unincorporated community in Cocke and Sevier counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Mt Cammerer Fire Tower, then admire the sheer force of Mouse Creek Falls, then admire the sheer force of Midnight Hole Falls, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bootleggers Distillery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cosby holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ducktown to Cosby takes 3 hours. In July in Cosby, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Cosby

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bootleggers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Mouse Creek Falls ©
Mouse Creek Falls
Bootleggers Distillery ©
Bootleggers Distillery

4
nights
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
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.
Visiting Grotto Falls Trail and Laurel Falls will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roaring Fork and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Pigeon Forge: Tuckaleechee Caverns (in Townsend), River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Clingmans Dome (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). There's more to do: trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Distillery - Barrelhouse.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge trip maker website .

Drive from Nashville to Pigeon Forge in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Pigeon Forge. In July, daily temperatures in Pigeon Forge can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, Tuckaleechee Caverns, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail ©
Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome

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