14 days in Tennessee & New Orleans Itinerary

14 days in Tennessee & New Orleans Itinerary

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Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Memphis
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 6 nights

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Pigeon Forge

Center of Fun in the Smokies

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Escape the urban bustle at Clingmans Dome and Zipline. Explore hidden gems such as Tuckaleechee Caverns and Mill Bridge Winery. Go for a jaunt from Pigeon Forge to Great Smoky Mountains National Park to see Foothills Parkway Southwest Parking about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: trek along Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, take a memorable drive along Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Whiskey Barrelhouse, and look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Pigeon Forge online tour itinerary planner.

New York City to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Pigeon Forge, with lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Zipline
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Roaring Fork
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Clingmans Dome
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Nashville

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Lotz House Museum and Carter House are in your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to RCA Studio B and Carnton. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Downtown Franklin, see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and admire the masterpieces at Cheekwood.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nashville tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Pigeon Forge to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Pigeon Forge to Nashville. In November, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Carnton
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Lotz House Museum
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Carter House
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Memphis

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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.
On the 7th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, see the interesting displays at Memphis Music Hall of Fame, and then gain insight at Stax Museum of American Soul Music.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Memphis trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in November, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

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New Orleans

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The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Whitney Plantation. Visiting Old River Road Plantation Adventure and Ultimate Swamp Adventures will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Baton Rouge (Louisiana Memorial Plaza, Louisiana's Old State Capitol, &more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at New Orleans Pharmacy Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Our Sacred Stories, stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, and sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Memphis to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Memphis in November, with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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