14 days in Gatlinburg, Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

14 days in Gatlinburg, Nashville & Memphis Itinerary

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Gatlinburg
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Nashville
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Memphis
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Biltmore and Love Life Live Life. Get a sense of the local culture at Tennessee Homemade Wines and Chapel In The Glen. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Gatlinburg: Cathedral Of All Souls (in Asheville), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Cades Cove & Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Great Smoky Mountains National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Fowler's Clay Works, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, and stroll through Chimney Tops Trail.

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

Tel Aviv, Israel to Gatlinburg is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in May, Gatlinburg is slightly colder at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Biltmore ©
Biltmore
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and RCA Studio B. Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and take in the history at Lotz House Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Gatlinburg to Nashville in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gatlinburg to Nashville. In May, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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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.
Graceland and Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Sun Studio and National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Beale Street, browse the exhibits of Stax Museum of American Soul Music, stop by Lansky, and contemplate the long history of The Peabody Ducks.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Memphis trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

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Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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