13 days in Tennessee Itinerary

13 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
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Maryville
— 2 nights
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Chattanooga
— 2 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 2 nights

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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.
Gatlinburg is known for breweries & distilleries, zoos & aquariums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, and catch some excitement at Rocky Top Mountain Coaster.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary planning site.

New York City to Gatlinburg is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Gatlinburg, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Maryville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies

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Maryville

Maryville ©
Maryville is a city and the county seat of Blount County, Tennessee, in the southeastern United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking, take a memorable drive along Rich Mountain Road, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cades Cove, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Abrams Falls Trail. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Townsend Wye, admire the sheer force of Bald River Falls, and then admire all the interesting features of Cherohala Skyway.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Maryville online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Maryville takes 1.5 hours. In February in Maryville, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Maryville

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Bald River Falls ©
Bald River Falls
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking ©
Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking
Abrams Falls Trail
Abrams Falls Trail

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Chattanooga

Chattanooga ©

Dynamo of Dixie

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 19th (Fri), gain insight at University of the South, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Tennessee Aquarium, and then get your game on at Escape Mission Chattanooga. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Head underground at Ruby Falls, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lookout Mountain.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga journey builder app.

Drive from Maryville to Chattanooga in 2 hours. February in Chattanooga sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 36°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Escape Mission Chattanooga ©
Escape Mission Chattanooga
Chattanooga National Cemetery ©
Chattanooga National Cemetery

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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.
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, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planner.

Getting from Chattanooga to Nashville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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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 24th (Wed): examine the collection at Graceland, then explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and finally look for gifts at Lansky. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pyramid Vodka, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Memphis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February in Memphis, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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