14 days in Tennessee Itinerary

14 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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14 days in Tennessee Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  4​h
1
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Chattanooga
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Memphis
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Detroit

3
nights
Pigeon Forge

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.
Go for a jaunt from Pigeon Forge to Hartford to see River Rafting & Tubing about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sugarlands Distilling Company, identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork, find something for the whole family at Dollywood, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pigeon Forge online travel route planner .

Detroit to Pigeon Forge is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Detroit, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Pigeon Forge, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chattanooga.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing, Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy
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River Rafting & Tubing
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

3
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.
Explore Chattanooga's surroundings by going to Ocoee (Ocoee Outdoors, Inc., River Rafting & Tubing, & more). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Escape Experience - Chattanooga, don't miss a visit to Coolidge Park Antique Carousel, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Chattanooga Whiskey Experimental Distillery, and snap pictures at Walnut Street Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Chattanooga trip planning site .

Drive from Pigeon Forge to Chattanooga in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Chattanooga

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trip

Ocoee
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River Rafting & Tubing
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
Tennessee Aquarium ©
Tennessee Aquarium

3
nights
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, historic sites, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Chattanooga to Nashville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Chattanooga to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Nashville are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

4
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.
Step out of Memphis to go to Tunica and see Horseshoe Casino, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Graceland, examine the collection at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Memphis driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Memphis are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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