11 days in West Memphis & Tennessee Itinerary

11 days in West Memphis & Tennessee Itinerary

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West Memphis
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Memphis
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Nashville
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Knoxville
— 1 night
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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
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Pigeon Forge
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West Memphis

West Memphis
West Memphis is the largest city in Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): try your luck at Southland Park Gaming and Racing.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the West Memphis trip planner.

Philadelphia to West Memphis is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to West Memphis is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in April; daily highs in West Memphis reach 71°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in West Memphis

Fun & Games · Casinos

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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 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Graceland, take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis trip itinerary builder app.

Memphis is just a short distance from West Memphis. April in Memphis sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown), then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April in Nashville, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Knoxville.

Things to do in Nashville

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
The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown)

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©

Marble City

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Baptist Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Ijams Nature Center, then don't miss a visit to East Tennessee Veterans Memorial, and finally don't miss a visit to Market Square.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Knoxville attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Knoxville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Knoxville. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in April, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ijams Nature Center ©
Ijams Nature Center
Market Square ©
Market Square
East Tennessee Veterans Memorial ©
East Tennessee Veterans Memorial

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Gatlinburg: Little River Road (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, hike along Alum Cave Trail, and walk around Chimneys Picnic Area.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg road trip planner.

Getting from Knoxville to Gatlinburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. April in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Little River Road ©
Little River Road

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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.
Take a break from Pigeon Forge with a short trip to Cades Cove in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Dollywood, get to know the fascinating history of Old Forge Distillery, take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, and examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge tour builder website.

Pigeon Forge is just a stone's throw from Gatlinburg. In April in Pigeon Forge, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Theme Parks · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
The Island in Pigeon Forge ©
The Island in Pigeon Forge
Parrot Mountain & Gardens ©
Parrot Mountain & Gardens

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