15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

15 days in Tennessee Itinerary

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Start: Stephenville
Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
1
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Knoxville
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Stephenville

3
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park ©
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for wildlife, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Little River Road, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount LeConte, walk around Chimneys Picnic Area, and take in the dramatic scenery at Ramsey Cascades.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Stephenville, Canada to Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Stephenville to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stephenville in April, things will get warmer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Knoxville.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Little River Road ©
Little River Road
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork

4
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Get out of town with these interesting Knoxville side-trips: Sevier Distilling Company (in Sevierville), Gatlinburg (Thistle Dew!, Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, &more) and Pigeon Forge (Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, The Escape Game Pigeon Forge, &more).

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Knoxville online travel route planner.

Traveling by bus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Knoxville takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Knoxville are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Knoxville

Theme Parks Breweries & Distilleries Parks

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevier Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
Dollywood ©
Dollywood
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies ©
Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

3
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.
Nashville is known for nightlife, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, and steep yourself in history at Belle Meade Plantation.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Nashville online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Knoxville to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April in Nashville, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Graceland, thenadmire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, and finally look for gifts at Lansky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo, thencontemplate the long history of Sun Studio, thenpause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally make a trip to The Peabody Ducks.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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