12 days in Tennessee Itinerary

12 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Memphis
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Ocoee
— 1 night
4
Gatlinburg
— 5 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 17th (Mon): explore the galleries of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Graceland, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Elvis.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis online trip itinerary builder.

New York City to Memphis is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Memphis is minus 1 hour. In June, Memphis is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 89°F and lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

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

3
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Belle Meade Plantation. There's still lots to do: catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Nashville trip planner.

You can drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Nashville are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ocoee.

Things to do in Nashville

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

1
night
Ocoee

Ocoee ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find more things to do and tourist information, go to the Ocoee online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Ocoee in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. June in Ocoee sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Ocoee

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
River Rafting & Tubing

5
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies and The Island in Pigeon Forge. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gatlinburg: Hartford (5 Rivers Adventures & River Rafting & Tubing). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 25th (Tue) at Dollywood. Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and walk around Chimneys Picnic Area.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Gatlinburg tour website.

You can drive from Ocoee to Gatlinburg in 3 hours. June in Gatlinburg sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
River Rafting & Tubing

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