13 days in Tennessee Itinerary

13 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Montreal
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Nashville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Chattanooga
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Knoxville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Montreal

4
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.
Step out of Nashville with an excursion to Mammoth Cave in Mammoth Cave National Park--about 2h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, and catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nashville planning website.

Montreal, Canada to Nashville is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Nashville is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in July, with highs in Nashville at 38°C and lows at 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Wed) before leaving for Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Mammoth Cave
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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Ducks Unlimited Waterfowling Heritage Center, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, thensteep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, thenmake a trip to Beale Street, and finally stop by Lansky.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Memphis trip planner.

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Thu) before leaving for Chattanooga.

Things to do in Memphis

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

2
nights
Chattanooga

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Law Enforcement Memorial and then explore the fascinating underground world of Ruby Falls. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at Tennessee Aquarium and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Chattanooga journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Chattanooga takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Chattanooga are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Knoxville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium
Ruby Falls ©
Ruby Falls

2
nights
Knoxville

A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Explore Knoxville's surroundings by going to Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy (in Sevierville), Gatlinburg (Ole Smoky, Sugarlands Distilling Company, &more) and Titanic Museum Attraction (in Pigeon Forge). The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours, don't miss a visit to Market Square, sample the tasty concoctions at Crafty Bastard Brewing, and get engrossed in the history at East Tennesse Historical Society.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Knoxville day trip planning website.

You can drive from Chattanooga to Knoxville in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. July in Knoxville sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Knoxville

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, River Rafting & Tubing, Titanic Museum Attraction
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Zipline
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Downtown Presbyterian Church, take in the history at Lotz House Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Carter House, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Knoxville to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Knoxville to Nashville. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Downtown)
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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