13 days in Atlanta & Tennessee Itinerary

13 days in Atlanta & Tennessee Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Thomaston
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Ocoee
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Gatlinburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
End: Thomaston

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, then meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium, and then snap pictures at Jackson Street Bridge. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Centennial Olympic Park, then explore the world behind art at Booth Western Art Museum, and then put a fun spin on your tour with The Escape Game Atlanta.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta trip builder website.

Thomaston to Atlanta is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Booth Western Art Museum
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Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
The Escape Game Atlanta ©
The Escape Game Atlanta
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola

1
night
Ocoee

Ocoee ©
On the 3rd (Wed), explore the activities along Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Ocoee trip planner.

Traveling by car from Atlanta to Ocoee takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Atlanta in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Ocoee, with lows of 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Ocoee

Parks Nature
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Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited

4
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Venture out of the city with trips to River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford) and Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail (in Great Smoky Mountains National Park). Next up on the itinerary: make a splash at Dollywood, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and take in the dramatic scenery at Ramsey Cascades.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg travel route planner.

You can drive from Ocoee to Gatlinburg in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, take in the history at Lotz House Museum, and wander the streets of Downtown Nashville.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nashville online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

2
nights
Memphis

Memphis
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 11th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and finally contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks. On the next day, explore the galleries of Graceland, examine the collection at Railroad & Trolley Museum, then look for gifts at Memphis Music, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis visit planning tool.

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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